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Synonyms for hellish
ˈhɛl ɪʃhellish

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Wiktionary

  1. hellishadjective

    Synonyms:
    infernal, terrible, awful, horrible, nightmarish

    Antonyms:
    heavenly

  2. hellishadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beastly, hellish, god-awfuladjective

    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, unholyadjective

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. hellified

    the accident was hellified. the outfit that girl was wearing was hellified. in urban lifestyle, it could mean it was good or bad, ( out of this world, sharp or offer). extreme.

    Submitted by EJPraise on January 29, 2022  
  2. 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. hellishadjective

    Synonyms:
    of hell

  2. hellishadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hellishadjective

    Synonyms:
    infernal, malignant, fiendish, diabolical, atrocious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hellish":

    infernal

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How to use hellish in a sentence?

  1. Barry Goldwater:

    Those who seek absolute power, even though they seek it to do what they regard as good, are simply demanding the right to enforce their own version of heaven on earth. And let me remind you, they are the very ones who always create the most hellish tyrannies. Absolute power does corrupt, and those who seek it must be suspect and must be opposed.

  2. Kimbal Musk:

    This is the most excruciating hellish several months I've ever had... but I think we're getting there.

  3. 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.

  4. Raoul Vaneigem:

    Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume the hellish cycle is complete.

  5. Secretary Wilkie:

    In the case of Jefferson Davis, we must tell America the truth about the complicated man who carried with Jefferson Davis the dreams of Southern independence, jefferson Davis life was the reflection of the simplicity and perseverance of a proud people ; men and women who endured the horror of defeat and its equally hellish aftermath ; men and women who through their Christian prism understood the fall of man and the imperfection of human institutions -- that not all of man's noble experiments succeed.


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