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catharsis

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catharsis/kəˈθɑɚsɪs/noun
catharsis
/kəˈθɑɚsɪs/
noun
Learner's definition of CATHARSIS  
formal
: the act or process of releasing a strong emotion (such as pity or fear) especially by expressing it in an art form
[noncount]
[singular]

— cathartic

/kəˈθɑɚtɪk/adjective,[more cathartic; most cathartic]
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