purgatory means: The state where the souls of people who died in grace have to repent their sins. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does purgatory mean?

  • An area or condition that is subject to suffering, exiation or remorse. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To purge or cleanse. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • The place in between Heaven and Hell where the soul can suffer temporarily until it becomes strong enough to send it to Heaven. Heaven depicted above the earth or in its realm, and Hell below the Earth or within its bowels. They are believed to be physically located. Purgatory is usually depicted in the form of a mountain, mainly due to Dante’s Divine Comedy. However it can also be described as an intermediate realm between Heaven or Hell or as being below Hell. Purgatory can be seen in most cases as an intermediate state between Heaven and Hell. The Catholic faith places Purgatory at the forefront. Roman Catholics and other Christians believe that purgatory is a place of eternal rest, along with Heaven and Hell. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Sasha Davis)
  • Purgatory is defined by the tv series “Supernatural” as an area where any supernatural creature can go after death. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Cristian Sampson)
  • According to the Roman Catholic Church, souls may be taken to “purgatory” when they die. This is half-way between Heaven and Hell. It is described as a “place of purging” where the soul must suffer until it can be saved from Hell. Prayers, candle lighting, financial donations to the church and friends of the person are supposed to reduce the time the soul spends in purgatory. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Quicksticks)
  • It can be used to denote a strange or bizarre experience. Purgatory is characterized by a state of chaos and extreme discomfort. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Richard Daniels)
  • Your **** can be a complete extent, but it is not too difficult. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Silvia Alonso)
  • One ends up in an abusive relationship. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Cristopher Mills)
  • If two people seem to be in love and act like they are a couple but never go out, it’s a sign that the relationship is not real. It could be because one of them is uncomfortable being in a relationship. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jordyn Mendoza)