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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin