noun. 1. a hydrotherapy option demonstrated in many ways using water to ease anxious patients. Eventually replaced by pharmaceutical medications. 2. a concept of ridding the body of impurities and starting anew.

ABLUTION: "Ablution has made a comeback in recent years among spa-goers and those who follow medicine and healing practices associated with the Eastern culture."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ABLUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ablution/ (accessed May 13, 2021).