Definition of conjuration in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkänjəˈrāSH(ə)n/


1A magic incantation or spell.
Example sentences
  • This includes any sort of ‘wishing’ magic, be it through sigels, conjurations, prayer, direct energy work, or anything that is meant to ‘make something happen’ or to cause a change in another.
  • Oh, but I don't have any prejudice - if sigils don't use energy reserves, I'll settle for conjurations, evocations, invocations, sex magic… but it must be a magic item.
  • Indeed, there may be a relationship between the structure of magical conjurations and legal language - conjuration of course being a legal term…
1.1The performance of something supernatural by means of a magic incantation or spell.
Example sentences
  • Healing was not creation or conjuration, it was simply speeding up the body's natural processes or strengthening what was already there.
  • He strongly believed in the contents of the literature and practised the spells and conjurations elucidated in the texts.
  • Under the provisions of the edict and earlier French law, those who used spells and conjurations could still be prosecuted, as could those who purported to lift the spells cast by others.


Late Middle English (also in the sense 'conspiracy, the swearing of an oath together'): via Old French from Latin conjuratio(n-), from conjurare (see conjure).

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Syllabification: con·jur·a·tion

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