< /ˌaɪ sɪˈdʒi siz/.
- an interpretation, especially of Scripture, that expresses the interpreter’s own ideas, bias, or the like, rather than the meaning of the text.
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
- the interpretation of a text, esp a biblical text, using one’s own ideasCompare exegesis
the reading of one’s own ideas into scripture, 1878, from Greek eis “in, into” + ending from exegesis.