- (verb) drive out or attempt to drive out (a supposed evil spirit) from a person or place. “an attempt to exorcise an unquiet spirit”
- (verb) rid (a person or place) of a supposed evil spirit. “infants were exorcised prior to baptism”
- (verb) completely remove (something unpleasant) from one’s mind or memory. “she wanted to exorcise some of the pain”
Exorcise meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- भूत भगाना, भगाना, निकालना , जादू देना
- late Middle English: from French exorciser or ecclesiastical Latin exorcizare, from Greek exorkizein, from ex- ‘out’ + horkos ‘oath’. The word originally meant ‘conjure up an evil spirit’; the current sense dates from the mid 16th century.
Exorcise in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
- India vs Qatar Highlights, FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier Football Match: ….. India will be looking to exorcise their demons when they take on …
- India suffering from Gandhi-ism: Sambhaji Bhide at Ram Mandir pandal … The Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan chief also said that to “exorcise” this …
- From pursuit for more, to pursuit for less, The exercise of quitting alcohol, serves as a good example. There was a point in time, when the mind was thinking only about the next …
- Ashes triumph will help Australia put ball-tampering scandal …, A magnificent Ashes triumph in Old Blighty after 18 summers is exactly what Australian cricket needed to finally exorcise the ghosts of last …
- Rohit Sharma: Waiting for the deluge of runs, Of all the Indian batsmen, he and Cheteshwar Pujara batted with the … ball can whip up, he’s skilled to exorcise, be it pace, bounce or spin.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Exorcise
- Remember the movie EXORCIST…in which priest WHO DRIVE OUT EVIL SPIRITS suicides in the end
- exorcism is practice of removing an evil spirit from a body/house. Exorcise means the same
How to Pronounce Exorcise