Noun(1) a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
Adjective(1) emotionally purging(2) emotionally purging (of e.g. art(3) strongly laxative
(1) This would have a cathartic effect; it would release us from the torments of hypocrisy, from the discomforts of a lie.(2) The third type of intervention is administration of cathartic agents to increase gastrointestinal motility and hasten the expulsion of the toxin.(3) We were witnessing the cathartic expression of raw experience that could be the foundation of a profoundly moving work and perhaps one day it will.(4) I also think there is real value, cathartic release, in applying to humour to the situation and being able to openly laugh at what we once feared(5) It's been a cathartic experience for all of us.(6) It was a great, great, great show, a very cathartic release.(7) This fungus is supposedly edible but faded forms can be confused with R. formosa, which has a strong cathartic effect when eaten.(8) It's a defiantly anti-commercial album; one built more for cathartic expression than fretting over the amount of units sold.(9) Today, audiences prefer big statements, cathartic effects and emotional exhibitionism.(10) As with Greek drama, it may be emotionally cathartic but it is never soothing.(11) All people, including Chinese people, crave the cathartic release that laughter provides.(12) Sometimes it's cathartic to open up about the sad stuff.(13) Furthermore, a substantial body of social research reports that engaging in cathartic expressions of anger does not eradicate aggressive urges but rather escalates them.(14) Forgiveness is cathartic and releases tension, revenge perpetuates and increases tension.(15) Participants 50 years and older with an indication for colonoscopy underwent cathartic preparation of the colon before CTC followed by regular colonoscopy.(16) Gullible by nature, they are easily swayed by catchy slogans and start seeking cathartic relief in communal frenzy.
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