Purgatory synonyms

pûr'gə-tôr'ē
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(Idiomatic) A very unpleasant situation; torment, particularly when widespread.
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A cause or source of suffering:
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Torture is severe mental or physical pain, or the cause of this pain.
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The definition of limbo is a dance where you have to duck lower and lower to get underneath a pole without touching the pole or the ground.
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The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
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A sacrament in some Christian churches that includes contrition, confession to a priest, acceptance of punishment, and absolution.
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The afterlife:
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In various religions, the place where some or all spirits are believed to go after death
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A means of expiating.
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Find another word for purgatory. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for purgatory, like: hell-on-earth, misery, torture, limbo, eternity, purgation, place of the dead, suffering, penance, hereafter and hell.