Definition of purgatorian in US English:

purgatorian

adjective

depreciative
  • Of or relating to purgatory, purgatorial; (in later use also) relating to or involving prayers for those in purgatory.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin purgatorium purgatory + -an.

Pronunciation

purgatorian

/ˌpəːɡəˈtɔːrɪən/