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English noun: catharsis

1. catharsis (act) (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions


Synonymsabreaction, katharsis


Broader (hypernym)purge, purging


Domain categoryanalysis, depth psychology, psychoanalysis

2. catharsis (act) purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels


Synonymskatharsis, purgation


Broader (hypernym)purge, purging









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