The Word of the Day is Cathartic cathartic /kəˈθɑːtɪk/ Learn to pronounce adjective providing psychological relief through the open expression of strong emotions; causing catharsis. "crying is a cathartic release" Similar: purgative purging purifying cleansing 2. MEDICINE purgative. noun MEDICINE a purgative drug. Write a Poem, story or anecdote, inspired by this word. Please create … Continue reading CATHARTIC