katharsis

Definitions of katharsis
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n (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions

Synonyms:
abreaction, catharsis
Type of:
purge, purging
an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

n purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels

Synonyms:
catharsis, purgation
Type of:
purge, purging
an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

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