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Synonyms for hellhɛl

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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";

    Synonyms:
    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, hell, snake pit, booby hatch

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

  2. hell, blaze(noun)

    a cause of difficulty and suffering

    "war is hell"; "go to blazes"

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

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

  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

    Synonyms:
    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, hell, snake pit, hell on earth

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

  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

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

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

  5. sin, hell(noun)

    violent and excited activity

    "they began to fight like sin"

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

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

  6. hell, blaze(noun)

    noisy and unrestrained mischief

    "raising blazes"

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

    Antonyms:
    Heaven

Wiktionary

  1. hell(propernoun)

    An extremely hot place

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

  2. hell(propernoun)

    Antonyms:
    heaven

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hell(n.)

    Synonyms:
    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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