Definition of 'catharsis'
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The classic motive of tragedy is catharsis. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the scene in which violence erupts is powerful without offering easy catharsis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Writing the book provided a catharsis of sorts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We seek catharsis, the feeling of being made new. Christianity Today (2000)They would also provide catharsis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I can see the interest is intense, as is the emotional catharsis provided. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Lives of Others has failed to produce a national catharsis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Chilcot inquiry provides an opportunity for national catharsis over the Iraq war. Times, Sunday Times (2009)War needs literature to record, protest, provide catharsis and remember. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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Used Occasionally. catharsis is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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