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Synonyms for cathartickəˈθɑr tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purgative, cathartic, physic, aperient(adj)

    a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels

    Synonyms:
    cathartic, physic, purgative, aperient

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful, unemotional, costive

  2. cathartic, psychotherapeutic(adj)

    emotionally purging

    Synonyms:
    evacuant, purgative, releasing, cathartic, psychotherapeutic

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, costive, unhealthful

  3. cathartic, releasing(adj)

    emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

    Synonyms:
    evacuant, purgative, releasing, cathartic, psychotherapeutic

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful, unemotional, costive

  4. cathartic, evacuant, purgative(adj)

    strongly laxative

    Synonyms:
    evacuant, purgative, releasing, cathartic, psychotherapeutic

    Antonyms:
    costive, unemotional, unhealthful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cathartic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    purgative, evacuant, abstergent, cleansing

  2. cathartic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    purge, purgative, physic, purgative medicine


Translations for cathartic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разхлаби́телен, разхлаби́телноBulgarian
  • kathartisch, abführend, Abführmittel, erlösendGerman
  • catárticoSpanish
  • [[ulostus, ulostuslääke, laksatiivi, ulostusaineFinnish
  • cathartiqueFrench
  • hashajtó, katartikusHungarian
  • 下薬, 下剤Japanese
  • louterend, lbevrijdendDutch
  • слаби́тельный, слаби́тельноеRussian
  • renande, förlösandeSwedish

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