Exegesis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeksɪˈdʒiːsɪs|  American pronunciation of the word exegesis
Brit.  |ˌɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs|  British pronunciation of the word exegesis

noun

- an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

Examples

...a psychobiography that purports to be the definitive exegesis of the late president's character...

Word forms

noun
singular: exegesis
plural: exegeses
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