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Adjective: infernal  in'fur-n(u)l
  1. Characteristic of or resembling Hell
    "infernal noise"; "infernal punishment"
     
  2. Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    "infernal instruments of war";
    - demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, satanic, unholy
     
  3. Expletive used informally as an intensifier
    "an infernal nuisance";
    - blasted, blame [N. Amer], blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, dashed [Brit], doggone [N. Amer]
     
  4. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire
    "infernal heat"
     
  5. Being of the underworld
    "infernal regions"
Noun: infernal  in'fur-n(u)l
  1. An inhabitant of Hell
    "his roar made the infernals quake"

Derived forms: infernals

See also: chthonian, chthonic, cursed, curst, evil, Hadean, nether, Plutonian, Stygian, Tartarean

Type of: dead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, decedent [US], departed

Antonym: supernal

Encyclopedia: Infernal