Noun(1) a temporary condition of torment or suffering(2) (theology
(1) Chris, then, has fallen from grace and is living in a kind of purgatory , respected but terribly alone, knowing he can never be forgiven because the person he wronged is dead.(2) But then Queensland seems to operate under some weird and wonderful political theology when it comes to who can be rehabilitated and who must remain in purgatory .(3) I might add that none of this will be truly impressive until scientists find a way to measure the effects on souls in purgatory , traditionally the chief target of intercessory prayer.(4) By depicting kings and emperors suffering torments in purgatory , thinly-veiled criticisms were levelled at rulers who did not live up to the model of Christian kingship.(5) For Arthur, separation from Alec was purgatory , although the pair believed they were in touch telepathically.(6) He maintains the youngster's idea of purgatory is a couple of hours on a running track or in a gym.(7) A Catholic priest gives the last rites to the dying and may offer a mass for a soul that departed to purgatory before making peace with God.(8) I had to say goodbye to my girlfriend so I could come back and get into shorthand classes - transition from bliss down to purgatory .(9) Peruvians' notion of an afterlife very much follows Catholic notions of heaven, purgatory , and hell.(10) In some of his paintings it is as if he has been to hell and back, a reporter from the frontier of purgatory .(11) These were endowments to pay for masses to be sung (Latin cantare, ├ö├ç├┐to sing├ö├ç├û), usually near a tomb or effigy, for the repose of one or more souls in purgatory .(12) He explains that as a Catholic, the ideas of purgatory , heaven and hell, enter strongly into Kelly's worldview and because of this he must convince the audience, and himself, of his innocence.(13) Allow me to explain: today, my library's copies of the Wolves in the Walls arrived, to much jubilation, after sitting in cataloging purgatory for some time.(14) I felt suspended in some kind of mental purgatory that demanded that I experience the collective disappointment of each and every person there.(15) According to the log book, there is no date for an end to the team's purgatory - the word ├ö├ç├┐indefinite├ö├ç├û leaps off the page where their start date should be inserted.(16) I find it particularly galling because, in this country, we have had to suffer pretty near total purgatory at the hands of our various enforcement agencies who seem to start from the premise that we are all members of that same Mafia clan.
1. torment ::
2. torture ::
3. misery ::
4. suffering ::
5. affliction ::
6. anguish ::
7. agony ::
8. woe ::
9. hell ::
10. an ordeal ::
11. a nightmare ::
Different Formspurgatorial, purgatories, purgatory
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