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cathartic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of cathartic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of cathartic the routine of waking …”

meanings of cathartic


  1. That releases emotional tension, especially after an overwhelming experience.
  2. Purgative; inducing (mental or physical) catharsis.


  1. A laxative.

cathartic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cathartic occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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