Synonyms and Antonyms of purgatories
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.
glories, happy hunting grounds, nirvanas, promised lands, Valhallas
blisses, elysian fields, Elysiums (or Elysia), empyreans, heavens, kingdom comes, New Jerusalems, paradises, skies, Zions (also Sions)
a place or state of temporary suffering
- We found ourselves trapped in the purgatory of a rush-hour traffic jam.
afflictions, calvaries, crosses, curses, ordeals, trials, tribulations
agonies, Gehennas, hells, horrors, miseries, murders, nightmares, torments, tortures
calamities, misfortunes, tragedies
bummers, downers, drags