What are some alternative words for hellish?

Synonyms for hellish
ˈhɛl ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beastly, hellish, god-awful(adj)

    very unpleasant

    "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket"

    Synonyms:
    unholy, diabolical, demonic, brutish, infernal, bestial, fiendish, satanic, brute(a), god-awful, diabolic, brutal, beastly

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, good

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy(adj)

    extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell

    "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:
    blasted, mephistophelian, wicked, infernal, damned, diabolic, deuced, beastly, satanic, blamed, damn, goddam, goddamned, blessed, unhallowed, unholy, blame, god-awful, demonic, darned, diabolical, goddamn, sinful, fiendish, mephistophelean, devilish

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, good

Wiktionary

  1. hellish(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    infernal, terrible, awful, horrible, nightmarish

    Antonyms:
    heavenly

  2. hellish(adjective)

    Causing pain, discomfort or distress.

    I woke up from a hellish noise coming from the house next door.

    Synonyms:
    nightmarish, horrible, terrible, infernal, awful

    Antonyms:
    heavenly

Editors Contribution

  1. infenal

    relating to or characteristic of hell or the underworld.

    this is a hellish man

    Submitted by acronimous on September 29, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hellish(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of hell

  2. hellish(a.)

    Synonyms:
    infernal, diabolical, fiendish, devilish, demoniacal, fiend-like, atrocious, detestable, abominable, execrable, nefarious, very wicked

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hellish(a)

    Synonyms:
    infernal, malignant, fiendish, diabolical, atrocious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hellish":

    infernal

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#24206sinful
#27390blasted
#29204satanic
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#34224unholy
#36310goddamn
#47676diabolic
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#77842fiendish
#104380goddam
#219191unhallowed

How to use hellish in a sentence?

  1. Michael Way:

    Our hypothesis is that Venus may have had a stable climate for billions of years. It is possible that the near-global resurfacing event is responsible for its transformation from an Earth-like climate to the hellish hothouse we see today.

  2. Dale Carnegie:

    When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

  3. Firefighter Isamu Kase:

    It was a hellish frenzy, absolutely horrible. People were just jumping into the canals to escape the inferno.

  4. Robert Burton:

    Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.

  5. Tom Waits:

    The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.


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