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Definition 1: an inhabitant of Hell - [noun denoting person]

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

  • his roar made the infernals quake

(infernal is a kind of ...) someone who is no longer alive

"I wonder what the dead person would have done"

Definition 2: being of the underworld - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • infernal regions

(infernal is similar to ...) dwelling beneath the surface of the earth

"nether regions"

(infernal is similar to ...) of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus

(infernal is similar to ...) hellish

"Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"

(means also ...) morally bad or wrong

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

Definition 3: characteristic of or resembling Hell - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • infernal noise
  • infernal punishment

Definition 4: of or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • infernal heat

Definition 5: expletives used informally as intensifiers - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • he's a blasted idiot
  • it's a blamed shame
  • a blame cold winter
  • not a blessed dime
  • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
  • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
  • a deuced idiot
  • an infernal nuisance

Synonyms for infernal in the sense of this definition

(infernal is similar to ...) deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier

"villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed" "cursed with four daughter" "not a cursed drop" "his cursed stupidity" "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning"

Definition 6: extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where infernal 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 infernal in the sense of this definition

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

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

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