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Definitions and Synonyms of hellish | Another word for hellish | What is hellish?

Definition 1: extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hellish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
  • fires lit up a diabolic scene
  • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
  • a fiendish despot
  • hellish torture
  • infernal instruments of war
  • satanic cruelty
  • unholy grimaces

Synonyms for hellish in the sense of this definition

(hellish is similar to ...) morally bad or wrong

"evil purposes" "an evil influence" "evil deeds"

Definition 2: (informal) very unpleasant - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hellish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hellish weather
  • stop that god-awful racket

Synonyms for hellish in the sense of this definition

(hellish is similar to ...) offensive or disagreeable; causing discomfort or unhappiness

"an unpleasant personality" "unpleasant repercussions" "unpleasant odors"

(hellish is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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