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catharsis

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  • nounpurging, purification
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Synonyms for catharsis

noun purging, purification
  • ablution
  • abreaction
  • cleansing
  • expurgation
  • purgation
  • purification
  • release
  • lustration

Antonyms for catharsis

  • dirtying
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More words related to catharsis

cleaning

noun. cleansing
  • ablution
  • antisepsis
  • brushing
  • catharsis
  • deodorizing
  • disinfection
  • dusting
  • prophylaxis
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • sanitation
  • scouring
  • scrubbing
  • shampooing
  • sterilization
  • sweeping
  • tidying
  • washing

lustration

noun. purification

purge

noun. elimination, removal

purification

noun. freeing, cleansing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.