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A place or state of torment or suffering.
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  1. A place or state of torment or suffering.
  2. Hell
  3. The abode of condemned souls; hell.
Alternative capitalization of underworld.
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  1. Alternative capitalization of underworld.
  2. A region, realm, or dwelling place conceived to be below the surface of the earth.
  3. The world of the dead in various religious traditions, located below the world of the living.
(Place) Hell or any place suggesting hell, usually characterized by great heat or flames
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  1. (Place) Hell or any place suggesting hell, usually characterized by great heat or flames
  2. A place or condition suggestive of hell, especially with respect to human suffering or death:
  3. (Proper) That section of Dante's Divine Comedy which describes hell and the sufferings of the damned
(Bible, place, proper) A place in the depths of the earth conceived of as the dwelling of the dead
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  1. (Bible, place, proper) A place in the depths of the earth conceived of as the dwelling of the dead
  2. The abode of the dead in the Bible.
(Gr. Myth., proper --- place) The home of the dead, beneath the earth
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  1. (Gr. Myth., proper --- place) The home of the dead, beneath the earth
  2. (--- person) The god of the underworld
  3. (Place, proper) Hell
An infernal region; hell.
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  1. An infernal region; hell.
  2. (Place, proper) An infernal abyss below Hades, where Zeus hurls the rebel Titans, later a place of punishment for the wicked after death
  3. (Place, proper) Hades
Anything too deep for measurement; profound depth
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  1. Anything too deep for measurement; profound depth
  2. In the book of Genesis, the primeval Chaos out of which earth and sky were formed.
  3. The abode of evil spirits; hell.
The place where wicked souls are punished after death; Hell.
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  1. The place where wicked souls are punished after death; Hell.
  2. (Bible, place, proper) A place near Jerusalem where human sacrifices were made to Molech: 2 Kings 23:10
  3. (Place, proper) Hell
(Gr. Myth., place, proper) The river encircling Hades over which Charon ferries the souls of the dead
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  1. (Gr. Myth., place, proper) The river encircling Hades over which Charon ferries the souls of the dead
  2. The river across which the souls of the dead are ferried, one of the five rivers in Hades.
(Place, proper) Hades; infernal regions
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  1. (Place, proper) Hades; infernal regions
  2. The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.
  3. (Class. Myth., place, proper) A river in Hades: often identified as the river across which Charon ferries the dead
(Person, proper) The god of the lower world; Pluto
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  1. (Person, proper) The god of the lower world; Pluto
  2. The god of the underworld; Pluto.
  3. The underworld.
(Gr. Myth., place, proper) The river of wailing, a tributary of the Acheron in Hades
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  1. (Gr. Myth., place, proper) The river of wailing, a tributary of the Acheron in Hades
  2. One of the five rivers of Hades.
(Proper) Hades; hell
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  1. (Proper) Hades; hell
(Place, proper) The place of the dead; nether world: Job 26:6
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  1. (Place, proper) The place of the dead; nether world: Job 26:6
  2. (Person, proper) In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Apollyon: Rev. 9:11
(Archaic) Complete and irreparable loss; ruin
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  1. (Archaic) Complete and irreparable loss; ruin
  2. Utter ruin.
  3. Hell:
A place or condition of suffering, expiation, or remorse:
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  1. A place or condition of suffering, expiation, or remorse:
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) A state in which the souls of those who have died in grace must expiate their sins.
  3. (Theol.) A state or place in which, in Roman Catholicism and other Christian doctrine, those who have died in the grace of God expiate their sins by suffering
(Roman Catholic Church) The abode of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls, as those of infants or virtuous individuals who lived before the coming of Christ.
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  1. (Roman Catholic Church) The abode of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls, as those of infants or virtuous individuals who lived before the coming of Christ.
  2. A dance, originated in the West Indies, in which the dancers bend from the knees as far back as possible to pass beneath a horizontal bar that is set lower and lower
  3. (Place, proper) In some Christian theologies, the eternal abode or state, neither heaven nor hell, of the souls of infants or others dying in original sin but free of grievous personal sin, or, before the coming of Christ, the temporary abode or state of all holy souls after death
A volcano in Antarctica, named after HMS Erebus.
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  1. A volcano in Antarctica, named after HMS Erebus.
  2. (Gr. Myth., place, proper) The dark place under the earth through which the dead pass before entering Hades
  3. The dark region of the underworld through which the dead must pass before they reach Hades.
Alternative spelling of netherworld.
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A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
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  1. A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
  2. (Place) hell
  3. (Place, proper) The capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost
The fire, hence punishment, of hell
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  1. The fire, hence punishment, of hell
A town of northeast England northeast of Manchester. It is an industrial center.
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  1. A town of northeast England northeast of Manchester. It is an industrial center.
  2. The capital and largest city of Nova Scotia, Canada, in the south-central part of the province on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by the British in 1749, it served as an important naval base in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, World War I, and World War II.
A city of northeast New Jersey on the Hudson River opposite Manhattan. In addition to its railroad hub and busy seaport, it is known for its many restaurants and nightclubs.
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  1. A city of northeast New Jersey on the Hudson River opposite Manhattan. In addition to its railroad hub and busy seaport, it is known for its many restaurants and nightclubs.
An effort or attempt:
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  1. An effort or attempt:
  2. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
  3. An instance of such a proceeding:
The fire of hell, considered as punishment for sinners.
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  1. The fire of hell, considered as punishment for sinners.
An ancient method of trial in which the accused was exposed to physical dangers, from which he or she was supposed to be divinely protected if innocent
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  1. An ancient method of trial in which the accused was exposed to physical dangers, from which he or she was supposed to be divinely protected if innocent
  2. Any difficult, painful, or trying experience; severe trial
  3. A method of trial in which the accused was subjected to pain or danger as a means of invoking God's intercession, with the outcome regarded as revealing a divine determination of guilt or innocence.
The condition of being persecuted.
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  1. The condition of being persecuted.
  2. The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
  3. A persecuting or being persecuted
A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
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  1. A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
  2. The torture inflicted on prisoners under interrogation.
  3. (Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
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  1. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
  2. Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
  3. (Rare) A violent twisting, distortion, perversion, etc.
To play or romp about in a happy, carefree way
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  1. To play or romp about in a happy, carefree way
  2. To engage in lovemaking.
  3. To move about or behave playfully; romp:
To engage in uproarious festivities; make merry.
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  1. To engage in uproarious festivities; make merry.
  2. To take great pleasure or delight:
  3. To take much pleasure; delight (in)
To indulge without restraint; revel (in something)
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  1. To indulge without restraint; revel (in something)
  2. To take part in a tumult or disturbance of the peace
  3. (Now Rare) To live in a wild, loose manner
To boast or swagger
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  1. To boast or swagger
  2. To engage in boisterous merrymaking; revel noisily.
  3. To be lively and noisy; revel boisterously
Find another word for hell. In this page you can discover 76 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hell, like: gehenna, , underworld, inferno, place of departed spirits, the lower world, the grave, infernal regions, sheol, hades and tartarus.