Definitions for exorcist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exorcist(noun)

    one of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church

  2. exorcist, exorciser(noun)

    someone who practices exorcism

Wiktionary

  1. exorcist(Noun)

    A person, especially a priest, who practices exorcism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exorcist(noun)

    one who expels evil spirits by conjuration or exorcism

  2. Exorcist(noun)

    a conjurer who can raise spirits

  3. Origin: [L. exorcista, Gr. 'exorkisth`s: cf. F. exorciste.]

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  1. Exorcist

    In some religions, an exorcist is a person who is believed to be able to cast out the devil or other demons. A priest, a nun, a monk, a healer, a shaman or other specially prepared or instructed person can be an exorcist. An exorcist is a person who performs the ridding of demons or other supernatural beings who are alleged to have possessed a person, or a building or even an object.


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