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pur·ga·tion

 (pûr-gā′shən)
n.
The act of purging or purifying.

purgation

(pɜːˈɡeɪʃən)
n
the act of purging or state of being purged; purification

pur•ga•tion

(pɜrˈgeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of purging.
2. the result of purging, as a cleansing or purification.
[1325–75; Middle English purgacioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin pūrgātiō=pūrgā(re) to clean, purge + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purgation - purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
purging, purge - an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
2.purgation - a ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites
ceremony - the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion; "an inaugural ceremony"
3.purgation - the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
purification - the act of purging of sin or guilt; moral or spiritual cleansing; "purification through repentance"
clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion

purgation

noun
1. A freeing from sin, guilt, or defilement:
2. The act or process of discharging bodily wastes or foreign substances:
Medicine: catharsis.
Translations

purgation

[pɜːˈgeɪʃən] Npurgación f

purgation

n (liter)Reinigung f; (of sin, guilt)Buße f; (form, of bowels) → Entleerung f

pur·ga·tion

n. purgación, evacuación mediante el uso de un medicamento purgativo.
References in classic literature ?
Tragedy, then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic ornament, the several kinds being found in separate parts of the play; in the form of action, not of narrative; through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions.
Of course that's what I could never quite get about my father's insistence on writing things like "Every work shall be brought into judgment"; what exactly does judgment mean if there is no purgation? Simply a note that we have often sinned and then a declaration that our sins have been paid for?
Very briefly, the proposal is that tragedy triggers vicarious (or other-centered) emotions and catharsis is the purgation of such emotions.
The current directives are a step towards purgation of the judicial system of corruption and corrupt practices of court officials including readers, Ahlmeds, etc.
The process of self-transformation (tazkiya-I-nafs, or "purgation of the ego", in Persian/Urdu) leads from nafs-e ammara (commanding ego or "compulsive ego") to nafs-e lawwama (self-accusing ego) and, finally, to nafs-e mutma'inna (satisfied ego),
There seem to be fewer yachts in the harbor, and the festival's mood of purgation seemed to reach into almost every realm.
The study of these verses clearly shows that the prophetic responsibilities of Prophet Muhammad (blessings and peace be upon him) through his prophethood included recital of the verses, purgation of the self, education of the Book and wisdom and communication of knowledge.
Purgation is the way of the beginner; the new believer who, though justified, needs to actively contend with passions, sinful inclinations, and temptations.
He said the reason behind revelation of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was the purgation of the world from oppression, cruelties, as well as the self-proclaimed gods, besides spreading the message of peace and love.
It is the process of making mission impossible to mission achievable by turning mere written words from script into real characters, incidents, and morals to reach audiences' purgation. It always starts with an idea or inspiration sprouts in the head of the director, script writer, producer, or author.
They deserve exemplary punishment (purgation) but not eternal damnation.
(2) The effect that tragedy at least has on an audience is indeed a purgation of feelings--but this so far differs from rasa in seeming to do away with a feeling (pity or fear), perhaps in extremis substituting another less negative, less threatening (reconciliation, acceptance).