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Synonyms for hell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits, inferno(noun)

    any place of pain and turmoil

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

    loony bin, crazy house, hellhole, infernal region, hell on earth, sin, cuckoo's nest, nut house, blaze, sanatorium, nuthouse, nether region, netherworld, underworld, funny house, the pits, perdition, pit, inferno, conflagration, madhouse, funny farm, snake pit, booby hatch


  2. hell, blaze(noun)

    a cause of difficulty and suffering

    "war is hell"; "go to blazes"

    hellhole, infernal region, netherworld, sin, blaze, nether region, blazing, underworld, the pits, perdition, brilliance, glare, inferno, pit, snake pit, hell on earth


  3. Hell, perdition, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit(noun)

    (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

    "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson

    orchestra pit, hellhole, stone pit, infernal region, netherworld, sin, quarry, cavity, blaze, nether region, endocarp, pit, underworld, fossa, the pits, colliery, perdition, stone, inferno, conflagration, pitfall, snake pit, hell on earth


  4. Hell, Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld(noun)

    (religion) the world of the dead

    "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis

    underworld, the pits, sin, infernal region, pit, netherworld, snake pit, inferno, hell on earth, perdition, hellhole, blaze, nether region


  5. sin, hell(noun)

    violent and excited activity

    "they began to fight like sin"

    hellhole, sinfulness, netherworld, sin, blaze, infernal region, nether region, sine, wickedness, pit, underworld, the pits, perdition, sinning, inferno, snake pit, hell on earth


  6. hell, blaze(noun)

    noisy and unrestrained mischief

    "raising blazes"

    hellhole, infernal region, netherworld, sin, blaze, nether region, blazing, underworld, the pits, perdition, brilliance, glare, inferno, pit, snake pit, hell on earth



  1. hell(propernoun)

    An extremely hot place

    You don't have a snowball's chance in hell.

    Hades, infernal region, netherworld, underworld, heck, inferno

  2. hell(propernoun)


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hell(n.)

    gehenna, purgatory, limbo, abyss, tartarus, hades, avernus, erebus, place of torment, bottomless pit, everlasting fire, infernal regions, shades below, realms of pluto, the lower world

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hell(n)

    inferno, infernal regions, Gehenna, limbo, abyss, Avernus, Pandemonium, Abaddon, Styx, Hades, Sheol, the grave, Naraka (Buddhism)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inferno, devil, hellhole, shit, heil, heii, fuck, hellfire, underworld, damn, god, whorehouse, mess, brothel, dammit

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How to use hell in a sentence?

  1. Trevor Noah:

    And by the way: There’s no shame in having dentures… but there is shame in Donald Trump having dentures, because he’s vain as hell, can you imagine how he would feel if people started tweeting #DentureDonald? Don’t do it! I’m just saying, can you imagine how he’d feel? But don’t do it, guys. He’sverysensitive, OK.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Even if you are in paradise, it is still hell if you are all alone.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Gandiji says where there is love there is life. We can also say where there is hate there is hell!

  4. Actor Liam Hemsworth:

    6. The smelly kid Some parents feel the need to use the entire plane as a diaper. Gross, but true : A child reportedly pooping on a plane seat on a Delta flight last year( the parents covered the seat with newspapers — how thoughtful). And it’s not unusual for babies to drop a( stink) bomb or two during the flight. ( If this emotional support pig can get kicked off a plane for crapping in the aisle, should little humans, too ?) 7. The chatty kid Chatty Cathy is generally one of the most annoying passengers on a flight but what if Cathy is six years old ? While adorable and curious, she’s probably the last person you want conversation with, because of course she continues to ask the same question in different ways. Or maybe she’s having a loud conversation with her doll. In fact, several years ago, a kid actually got kicked off a plane for being too chatty. According to the Associated Press, Kate Penland’s then 19-month-old son, Garren, started saying ‘ Bye, bye plane, ’ before takeoff — and would n’t stop. When the other passengers started complaining, Kate Penland got mad and eventually Kate Penland and Kate Penland son were asked to leave. That seems a little extreme. Maybe just give the kid a pack of pretzels( peanuts are too risky) and offer him a window seat. 8. The ultimate nightmare kid It’s fair to say no one wants to sit next to a kid who kicks your seat, complains, talks up a storm and manages to poop themselves all on one flight. But as they say in airline business, the sky’s the limit. Passengers who survive the ultimate nightmare child passenger deserve a medal. Actor Liam Hemsworth recently admitted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that Actor Liam Hemsworth own three kids were those kids on a recent flight from London to Australia( a 30-hour trip). The Ellen DeGeneres Show was kind of like the trip from hell, they were all sick and literally took turns to scream. One would kinda do it and then look over and be like, ‘ I ’m done, you want a turn ? ’ ' Yep, Wahhhh ! ’ The whole cabin, yeah, wanted to kick us off … I don’t know what people expect though — you’re gon na put them in the suitcase or something ?

  5. Joe Biden:

    He's a hell of a patriot.

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