purgatorial[pʉr′gə tôr′ē əl]
purgatorial definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- serving to atone for sins; expiatory
- of or like purgatory
Origin: ; from Late Latin purgatorius (see purgatory) plush -al
purgatorial definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Serving to purify of sin; expiatory.
- Of, relating to, or resembling purgatory.