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Meaning of HELLISH

Pronunciation:  'helish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket"
 

HELLISH is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: beastly, demonic, diabolic, diabolical, evil, fiendish, god-awful, infernal, satanic, unholy, unpleasant, wicked
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hell"ish\, a.
Of or pertaining to hell; like hell; infernal; malignant;
wicked; detestable; diabolical. ``Hellish hate.'' --Milton.
-- {Hell"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Hell"ish*ness}, n.

 
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