HyperDic: inferno

English > 3 senses of the word inferno / Inferno:
NOUNlocationinferno, hell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pitsany place of pain and turmoil
eventinferno, conflagrationa very intense and uncontrolled fire
cognitionInferno, Hell, perdition, infernal region, nether region, pit(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
inferno / Inferno > pronunciation
Soundsihnfer'now
Rhymesalbino ... Zeno: 63 rhymes with now...
English > inferno: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAny place of pain and turmoil.
Example "the inferno of the engine room"
Synonymshell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishinfierno
Catalaninfern
Adjectivesinfernalcharacteristic of or resembling Hell
English > inferno: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA very intense and uncontrolled fire.
Synonymconflagration
NarrowerwildfireA raging and rapidly spreading conflagration
BroaderfireThe event of something burning (often destructive)
Spanishconflagración, incendio
Catalanconflagració, incendi
Adjectivesinfernalof or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire
English > Inferno: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaning(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment.
SynonymsHell, perdition, infernal region, nether region, pit
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
NarrowerGehenna, TartarusA place where the wicked are punished after death
hellfire, red regionA place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
Broaderimaginary place, mythical place, fictitious placeA place that exists only in imagination
OppositeHeavenThe abode of God and the angels
Spanishinfierno, perdición
Catalaninfern, perdició
Adjectivesinfernalcharacteristic of or resembling Hell

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