Purgative vs Purgatoric - What's the difference?

purgative | purgatoric |


As adjectives the difference between purgative and purgatoric

is that purgative is (capable of) purging while purgatoric is of or pertaining to the nature of purgatory.

As nouns the difference between purgative and purgatoric

is that purgative is something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative while purgatoric is a purgative.

purgative

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (capable of) purging
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative
  • purgatoric

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the nature of purgatory.
  • While immersed in the purgatoric time capsule of his parents' home, Jeff used many drugs to escape.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A purgative.