Associations to the word «Purification»


PURIFICATION, noun. The act or process of purifying; the removal of impurities.
PURIFICATION, noun. A religious act in which a defiled person is made clean or free from sin.

Dictionary definition

PURIFICATION, noun. The act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities.
PURIFICATION, noun. The process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.).
PURIFICATION, noun. A ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites.
PURIFICATION, noun. The act of purging of sin or guilt; moral or spiritual cleansing; "purification through repentance".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats