What does cleansing mean?

Definitions for cleansing
cleans·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleaning, cleansing, cleanupadjective

    the act of making something clean

    "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

  2. ablutionary, cleansingadjective

    cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands

    "ablutionary rituals"

  3. cleansing, purifyingadjective

    acting like an antiseptic

Wiktionary

  1. cleansingnoun

    The process of removing dirt, toxins etc.

    Regular skin cleansing may help to prevent acne.

  2. cleansingadjective

    One that cleanses.

    Apply the cleansing cream to your skin.

ChatGPT

  1. cleansing

    Cleansing is the process of making something thoroughly clean or free from impurities, toxins, negative energies, or harmful substances. This could refer to various contexts such as personal hygiene, spiritual rituals, data management, or skincare routines. In general, it aims to remove unwanted elements, leaving a purified or refreshed state.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleansing

    of Cleanse

Wikidata

  1. Cleansing

    Cleansing is the fourth album by the American heavy metal band Prong. It was produced by Terry Date, whereas all of Prong's previous albums had been produced by Mark Dodson. It includes ex-Killing Joke members Paul Raven on bass guitar and John Bechdel on keyboards/programming. Cleansing was Prong's only moderate commercial success. It was reissued in 2008 as a digipack version. The music video to "Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck" was featured on an episode of Beavis and Butt-head. Dry Kill Logic covered it on their Rot EP, which was only available from Roadrunner Records metal radio mail list. Demon Hunter also covered "Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck" on their album, The Triptych. Six Feet Under covered this song on their third cover album Graveyard Classics 3. The professional wrestler Justin Credible used the track as his entrance theme in Extreme Championship Wrestling and when performing in the independent promotions. To promote the album, Prong embarked on the Cleansing Tour which included opening acts Clutch and Drown. They also toured with Sepultura and Pantera as an opener for their Chaos A.D. and Far Beyond Driven tours.

Anagrams for cleansing »

  1. cleanings

  2. enscaling

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleansing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleansing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cleansing in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Sullivan:

    By enslaving women, ISIS is effectively cleansing the lands of Yazidi and other minority groups of their ethnic identity.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    We are witnessing ethnic cleansing in Syria by Turkey, the destruction of a reliable ally in the Kurds, and the reemergence of ISIS (Islamic State).

  3. Randy Credico:

    When they put this out and they used my name and my letter, they're basically trying to rationalize the cleansing, the purging of the Justice Department and the judiciary. This is very dangerous. That's a cynical move on their part.

  4. Shriram Subramanian:

    These instances show a glimpse into the incestuous financial services industry where quid pro quo has become the norm. The rot ... is deep and needs more cleansing.

  5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Russia is trying to make ethnic cleansing in northern Latakia to force all Turkmen and Sunni population who do not have good relations with the regime, they want to expel them, they want to ethnically cleanse this area so that regime and Russian bases in Latakia and Tartus are protected.

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Translations for cleansing

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  • detergenteItalian
  • очищающий, очищение, чисткаRussian
  • rengörande, rensning, rengöring, renande, reningSwedish

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