Synonyms for cathartic
- 1. purgative, cathartic, physic, aperient, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
- usage: a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
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- 1. cathartic, psychotherapeutic, healthful (vs. unhealthful)
- usage: emotionally purging
- 2. cathartic, releasing, emotional (vs. unemotional)
- usage: emotionally purging (of e.g. art)
- 3. cathartic, evacuant, purgative, laxative (vs. costive)
- usage: strongly laxative