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katharsis

synonym (synonym of katharsis)

  • (noun.act)
    purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions (noun.act)
     

hypernym (katharsis IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions (noun.act)
    an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from katharsis)

  • (verb.emotion)
    discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    emotionally purging (adj.all)
     
  • purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels (noun.act)
    excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body) (verb.body)
     
  • (adj.all)
    strongly laxative (adj.all)
     

domain category (katharsis is domain category of ....)

  • (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions (noun.act)
    a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym derivation domain category catharsis purgation abreaction purge purging abreact cathartic psychotherapeutic purge evacuant purgative analysis depth psychology psychoanalysis

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