What is another word for seance?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪɒns] (IPA)

A seance is a gathering where individuals try to communicate with spirits or the dead. It is closely associated with spiritualism and has been a popular practice for centuries. Alternate names for seances include spiritualist meetings, medium sessions, ghost gatherings, and spirit summons. Other terms that are synonymous with seance are spirit-calling, divining, necromancy, and necromantic summoning. These names all describe the same process where individuals try to make contact with the spirits of the deceased. Whether you call it a seance or use one of these alternatives, the purpose is the same- to communicate with those who have passed away.

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What are the hyponyms for Seance?

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Usage examples for Seance

Then with a resolute effort of will he mastered his imagination, reminding himself that spirits gifted in the matter of moving material objects such as candlesticks, frequent only the booths of seance mediums.
"Alias The Lone Wolf"
Louis Joseph Vance
Thus the seance went forward.
"By-Ways of Bombay"
S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
I'll take his word to get out, and stay out; otherwise he and I are going to have a little seance of our own.
"The Case and The Girl"
Randall Parrish

Famous quotes with Seance

  • I asked my girlfriend, 'Will you marry me?' She said, 'We'll have to ask my father.' So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says, 'Hello!'
    Emo Philips

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