Cathartic sentence example
Venting his frustrations had a cathartic effect.
Talking to a therapist is a cathartic process.
The writing, he said, had been a very cathartic experience for him.
Letting out all the garbage stored inside my brain was a cathartic exercise.
Listening to music is cathartic and can help you relieve some of the anxiety you feel.Advertisement
What he did not understand was that she found his music to be cathartic.
The process of writing and singing is so cathartic, I have serious misgivings about angry artists.
It looks like a cathartic experience, and I wish I had been able to attend.
It was quite cathartic to bang a drum loudly first thing on a Monday morning!
On several occasions interviewees told me that they found the interviews therapeutic (one even used the word cathartic ).Advertisement
On several occasions interviewees told me that they found the interviews therapeutic (one even used the word cathartic).
Ablutions both of persons and things are usually cathartic, that is, intended to purge away evil influences (KaOaipa y, to make KaOapos, pure).
Explaining my irritation about numbers being written incorrectly was a cathartic moment.
Arthur pringle Threads like this are very cathartic aren't they?
Chronic use of laxatives may result in fluid and electrolyte imbalances, steatorrhea, osteomalacia, diarrhea, cathartic colon, and liver disease.Advertisement
Often cathartic agents or enemas are used.
It can be very cathartic to read a story or hear a real-life example about someone else experiencing what you are going through in your marriage.
After taking a cathartic trip to New York to say goodbye to his late wife, Andy returns to Everwood to propose to Nina.
In primitive cults the distinction between sacred and unclean is far from complete or well defined (see Taboo); consequently we find two types of cathartic sacrifice - (i.) one to cleanse of impurity and make fit for common use, (ii.) the other to rid of sanctity and in like manner render suitable for human use or intercourse.
This may cause a condition known as cathartic colon.Advertisement
Cathartic colon-A poorly functioning colon, resulting from the chronic abuse of stimulant cathartics.
In the end, you may not find something that all the mourners agree was the best poem for the funeral, but the cathartic benefits of poetry will have soothed your soul.
Often, just going on those first few dates is a cathartic way to signal that you've moved on and are ready for something new.
Similarly the Brahman takes care, after ablution of a person, to wipe the cathartic water off from head to feet downwards, that the malign influence may pass out through the feet.
On the French Alps a sweet exudation is found on the small branchlets of young larches in June and July, resembling manna in taste and laxative properties, and known as Manna de Briancon or Manna Brigantina; it occurs in small whitish irregular granular masses, which are removed in the morning before they are too much dried by the sun; this manna seems to differ little in composition from the sap of the tree, which also contains mannite; its cathartic powers are weaker than those of the manna of the manna ash (Fraximus ornus), but it is employed in France for the same purposes.Advertisement
In these customs originated perhaps the scapegoat, some forms of sacrifice and other cathartic ceremonies.
The series remains highly popular with many fans, including those spouses of deployed military personal who see the series as cathartic for their own experiences.
Whichever way you choose to see this sort of tattoo, it can be very cathartic for those who have lost a loved one to get a tattoo in remembrance.
Besides, all tat lovers know that the pain is cathartic and part of the journey.
Of animals, the cow and the pig are her favourites, the latter owing to its productivity and the cathartic properties of its blood.
There is hardly any increase in the intestinal secretion, the drug being emphatically not a hydragogue cathartic. There is no doubt that its habitual use may be a factor in the formation of haemorrhoids; as in the case of all drugs that act powerfully on the lower part of the intestine, without simultaneously lowering the venous pressure by causing increase of secretion from the bowel.
Nevertheless in all religions, and especially in the Brahmanic and Christian, the cathartic virtue of water is enhanced by the introduction into it by means of suitable prayers and incantations of a divine or magical power.
The bright red ovoid berries are cathartic, the whole plant is acrid and poisonous, and the bark is used medicinally.
It was a cathartic experience for him.