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He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.Benjamin Franklin
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A release of emotional tension after an overwhelming vicarious experience, resulting in the purging or purification of the emotions, as through watching a dramatic production (especially a tragedy). Coined in this sense by Aristotle.
- Seeing the hero's catharsis helped her deal with the loss of her parents.
- Any release of emotional tension to the same effect, more widely.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A therapeutic technique to relieve tension.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Purging of the digestive system.
in drama, a release of emotional tension
any release of emotional tension
a therapeutic technique to relieve tension
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