Catharsis (noun)

The emotional release or relief that comes from experiencing art or other forms of expression, especially through the portrayal of tragic or intense subject matter.

Origin:

The word catharsis is derived from the greek word katharsis, which means purification or cleansing, and refers to the emotional release or relief that comes from experiencing art or other forms of expression.

Examples:

  1. Watching a sad movie can provide catharsis for pent-up emotions.
  2. Going to a therapy session can provide catharsis for pent-up emotions.
  3. The play was designed to provide catharsis for the audience.
  4. The catharsis of a good cry can be quite therapeutic.
  5. The catharsis of writing about your feelings can be therapeutic.
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