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Definition of "evil spirit" []

  • A spirit tending to cause harm (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "evil spirit" in a sentence
  • "The Baschkirs rely upon their ` ` devil-seer '' who discovers the presence of the evil spirit and drives him away if rewarded by the present of a sum of money or a fat sheep."
  • "Zaar blessed the mirror, which meant that the spirit was supposed to leave, but according to Zaar that stubborn evil spirit was stuck in the mirror."
  • "Having arrived at the spot, the magician first of all traces the magic circle within which, we are told, no evil spirit can enter; he then commences the magic rite, involving various prayers and conjurations, a medley of meaningless words, and, in the case of the black art, a sacrifice."