purgatorial

adjective pur·ga·to·ri·al \ ˌpər-gə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \

Definition of purgatorial

1 : of, relating to, or suggestive of purgatory
2 : cleansing of sin : expiatory

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First Known Use of purgatorial

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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