Definition of purgation
: the act or result of purging
Recent Examples of purgation from the Web
Kind of a private act of purgation and cleansing, by all accounts, but his idea caught on big time.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'purgation'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of purgation
Legal Definition of purgation
: the act or the result of purging
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up purgation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).