Catharsis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Catharsis

the process of releasing strong emotions and feelings

Examples of Catharsis in a sentence

Crying is a great catharsis for releasing pain and anger.  🔊

As the city grieves for those who died during the hurricane, many survivors find catharsis in the warmth of area churches.  🔊

When I hit a punching bag, I am generating my own personal catharsis by releasing my anger into an object.  🔊

Many cult leaders gain followers by encouraging wayward souls to purge themselves of their sins through catharsis.  🔊

Sometimes the act of taking a break away from the world will help a tired person experience the catharsis he or she needs to deal with everyday life.  🔊

I find journal writing to be a most effective catharsis because putting my thoughts down on paper allows me to visualize my feelings.  🔊

During his first year of marriage, John went through a huge catharsis in which he learned how to honestly express his emotions.  🔊

For many women, yoga is a catharsis which allows them to reflect upon their innermost feelings.  🔊

Finally admitting his guilt was a healing catharsis for the serial killer.  🔊

After spending several months with a psychologist, I was finally able to have an emotional catharsis which allowed me to deal with my painful childhood.  🔊

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