Meaning of exorcism

ex•or•cism

Pronunciation: (ek'sôr-siz"um, -sur-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of exorcising.
  2. the ceremony or the formula used in exorcising: An elaborate exorcism was pronounced over the sick man.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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