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Definition 1: (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell
  • a demon from the depths of the pit
  • Hell is paved with good intentions

Synonyms for inferno in the sense of this definition

(inferno is a kind of ...) a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings

(... is a kind of inferno ) a place where the wicked are punished after death

(... is a kind of inferno ) a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned

(inferno belongs to category ...) a 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

Definition 2: a very intense and uncontrolled fire - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for inferno in the sense of this definition

(inferno is a kind of ...) the event of something burning (often destructive)

"they lost everything in the fire"

(... is a kind of inferno ) a raging and rapidly spreading conflagration

Definition 3: any place of pain and turmoil - [noun denoting location]

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

  • the hell of battle
  • the inferno of the engine room
  • when you're alone Christmas is the pits

Synonyms for inferno in the sense of this definition

(inferno is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

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