HyperDic: infernal

English > 6 senses of the word infernal:
ADJECTIVEpertinfernalcharacteristic of or resembling Hell
allinfernal, demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, satanic, unholyextremely evil or cruel
allinfernal, blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamnedexpletives used informally as intensifiers
pertinfernalof or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire
allinfernalbeing of the underworld
NOUNperson infernalan inhabitant of Hell
infernal > pronunciation
Soundsihnfer'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > infernal: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningcharacteristic of or resembling Hell.
Examples
  • "infernal noise"
  • "infernal punishment"
Spanishinfernal
Catalaninfernal
NounsInferno(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
infernoany place of pain and turmoil
English > infernal: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningextremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell.
Example "infernal instruments of war"
Synonymsdemonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, satanic, unholy
Broaderevilmorally bad or wrong
Spanishdemoníaco, diabólico, infernal, satánico
Catalandiabòlic
English > infernal: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningexpletives used informally as intensifiers.
Example "an infernal nuisance"
Synonymsblasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishmaldito, puto
Catalanmaleït
English > infernal: 6 senses > adjective 4, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire.
Example"infernal heat"
Nounsinfernoa very intense and uncontrolled fire
Adverbsinfernallyextremely
English > infernal: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningOf the underworld.
Example"infernal regions"
NarrowerHadean, Plutonian, TartareanOf or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
Stygianhellish
chthonian, chthonic, netherDwelling beneath the surface of the earth
See alsoevilmorally bad or wrong
OppositesupernalBeing or coming from on high
Spanishinfernal
Catalaninfernal
English > infernal: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn inhabitant of Hell.
Example"his roar made the infernals quake"
Broaderdead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased, decedent, departedsomeone who is no longer alive
Spanishhabitante del infierno, infernal
Catalaninfernal

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