Definitions for sorceryˈsɔr sə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sor•cer•yˈsɔr sə ri(n.)(pl.)-cer•ies.

  1. the practices of a person who is thought to have supernatural powers granted by evil spirits; black magic; witchery.

Origin of sorcery:

1250–1300; ME sorcerie < ML sorceria

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorcery, black magic, black art, necromancy(noun)

    the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

Wiktionary

  1. sorcery(Noun)

    Magical power; the use of witchcraft or magic arts.

  2. Origin: From sorcerie, ultimately derived from sors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorcery(noun)

    divination by the assistance, or supposed assistance, of evil spirits, or the power of commanding evil spirits; magic; necromancy; witchcraft; enchantment

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. sorcery

    The art of charming money out of the pockets of those who do not desire to part with it.


Translations for sorcery

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sorcery(noun)

the use of power gained from evil spirits.

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