Synonyms for purgatory


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
WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

See also: purgatory (Dictionary)


Related Content

Synonyms Index