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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. 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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Firefighter Isamu Kase:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Raoul Vaneigem:

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

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