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Synonyms of purgatory

Noun


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

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