infernal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding a lowered realm of the lifeless.
    • Of or concerning hell: infernal punishments; infernal capabilities.
    • Fiendish; diabolical: infernal tools of war.
    • Abominable; awful: the infernal racket of the jackhammers.
    • Of or relating to hell, or the world of the dead; hellish.
    • Of or regarding a fire or inferno.
    • Stygian, depressing.
    • Diabolical or fiendish.
    • Very inconvenient; damned.
    • Of or related to or suited to the reduced areas, populated, in accordance with the ancients, by the lifeless; with respect to Pluto's world of the lifeless, the Tartarus for the ancients.
    • Of or with respect to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell; ideal for hell, or even the character associated with residents of hell; hellish; diabolical.
    • incredibly wicked or harsh; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    • of or with respect to or characteristic of an extremely uncontrolled and intense fire
    • expletives utilized informally as intensifiers
    • being for the underworld
    • characteristic of or resembling Hell
  • noun:
    • An inhabitant for the infernal areas.
    • An inhabitant associated with infernal regions; also, the area itself.
    • An inhabitant of hell or of this reduced regions.
    • A person or thing of an infernal character in just about any feeling, or of expected infernal look: particularly put on a fire-ship, torpedo, infernal device, and/or love.
    • an inhabitant of Hell
  • others:
    • related to the reduced areas, or parts of the dead, the Tartarus of this ancients.
    • related to or resembling hell; inhabiting hell; suitable or proper to hell or its residents; hellish; fiendish; diabolical: as, infernal cruelty.
    • Devilish, satanic, fiendlike, nefarious.

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