HyperDic: katharsis

English > 2 senses of the word katharsis:
NOUNactkatharsis, catharsis, purgationpurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels
actkatharsis, catharsis, abreaction(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
English > katharsis: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningpurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
Synonymscatharsis, purgation
Broaderpurge, purgingAn act of removing by cleansing
Spanishcatársis, purgación
English > katharsis: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions.
Synonymscatharsis, abreaction
Categorypsychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychologyA set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
Broaderpurge, purgingAn act of removing by cleansing
Spanishabreacción, catarsis, catársis
Catalancatarsi

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