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Synonyms for catharsiskəˈθɑr sɪs; -siz

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  1. catharsis, katharsis, abreaction(noun)

    (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions

    Synonyms:
    catharsis, katharsis, abreaction, purgation

  2. catharsis, katharsis, purgation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    catharsis, purification, purge, katharsis, abreaction, purging, purgation


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