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Synonyms for cathartic
kəˈθɑr tɪkcathar·tic

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  1. purgative, cathartic, physic, aperientadjective

    a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels

    physic, purgative, aperient

    unhealthful, unemotional, costive

  2. cathartic, psychotherapeuticadjective

    emotionally purging

    evacuant, purgative, releasing, psychotherapeutic

    unemotional, costive, unhealthful

  3. cathartic, releasingadjective

    emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

    evacuant, purgative, releasing, psychotherapeutic

    unhealthful, unemotional, costive

  4. cathartic, evacuant, purgativeadjective

    strongly laxative

    evacuant, purgative, releasing, psychotherapeutic

    costive, unemotional, unhealthful

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  1. catharticadjective

    purgative, evacuant, abstergent, cleansing

  2. catharticnoun

    purge, purgative, physic, purgative medicine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. catharticnoun

    purgative, physic, purge, evacuant

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  1. Maura Rose:

    Theater, overall, is a unique opportunity for those on the spectrum because it provides an escape, allows them to be in the moment. I think often times they can’t do that, it provides a shared [emotional] experience and it can be just incredibly cathartic for them.

  2. Rooma Mehra:

    All great creativity is cathartic..hence original..

  3. Rooma Mehra:

    All great creativity is cathartic.. hence original...

  4. Harvey Rickles:

    We felt that it provided a lot of relief. It gave us an opportunity to see her and have contact with her and share our thoughts with her, it was cathartic.

  5. Stuart Graham:

    We believe Mr Cryan will be able to review the size and scale of the investment bank with a much harsher lens than Mr Jain, the execution risk is higher than normal at Deutsche, but so too is the investor unhappiness. We therefore expect the shares to out-perform, at least for the next few months, on the back of this cathartic management change.

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  • разхлаби́телно, разхлаби́теленBulgarian
  • kathartisch, erlösend, abführend, AbführmittelGerman
  • καθαρτικόGreek
  • catárticoSpanish
  • ulostusaine, [[ulostus, ulostuslääke, laksatiiviFinnish
  • cathartiqueFrench
  • katartikus, hashajtóHungarian
  • 下剤, 下薬Japanese
  • louterend, lbevrijdendDutch
  • слаби́тельное, слаби́тельныйRussian
  • förlösande, renandeSwedish
  • 瀉藥Chinese

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