Synonyms for purgatory
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- 1. purgatory, situation
- usage: a temporary condition of torment or suffering; "a purgatory of drug abuse"
- 2. purgatory, imaginary place, mythical place, fictitious place
- usage: (theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins