HyperDic: perdition

English > 1 sense of the word perdition:
NOUNcognitionperdition, Hell, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
English > perdition: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment.
Example"Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton
SynonymsHell, Inferno, 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

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