Thesaurus

purgatories

noun , plural of purgatory

Synonyms and Antonyms of purgatories

1 a temporary place or state in which the souls of people who die make amends for their sins
  • It was a summer job that felt like purgatory to the teen.
Synonyms and Near Synonyms of purgatories
Antonyms and Near Antonyms of purgatories
2 a place or state of temporary suffering
  • We found ourselves trapped in the purgatory of a rush-hour traffic jam.
Synonyms and Near Synonyms of purgatories
Antonyms and Near Antonyms of purgatories


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up purgatories? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a bell tower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!