sorcery definition by Webster's New World
- in the belief of some, the use of an evil supernatural power over people and their affairs; black magic
- seemingly magical power, influence, or charm
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French sorcerie ; from sorcier: see sorcerer
sorcery definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English sorcerie, from Old French, from sorcier, sorcerer; see sorcerer.
- sorˈcer·ous adjective
- sorˈcer·ous·ly adverb