Synonyms of cathartic in English:

cathartic

adjective

  • writing my first book was a very cathartic experience for me
    purgative, purging, purifying, cleansing, cleaning, releasing, relieving, freeing, delivering, exorcising, ridding;
    Psychoanalysis abreactive
    [Antonyms] repressive
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