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Infernal Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an inhabitant of hell; "his roar made the infernals quake"
  • expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he''s a blasted idiot"; "it''s a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I''ll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I''ll do any such thing"; "he''s a damn (or goddam or goddamn
  • 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"; "in
  • being of a lower world of the dead; "infernal regions"
  • characteristic of or resembling hell; "infernal heat and noise"
  • relating to or inhabiting hell; "his infernal majesty"; "infernal fires"; "infernal punishments"

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  • an inhabitant of hell; "his roar made the infernals quake"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Infernal'


  • Infernal: Infernal may refer to: pertaining to hell Infernal (Danish band), a Danish dance/club band Infernal (Swedish band), a Swedish black metal band Infernal
  • The Infernal Cauldron: Le Chaudron infernal, released in Britain as The Infernal Cauldron and in the United States as The Infernal Caldron and the Phantasmal Vapors, is a 1903
  • The Elder Scrolls: The Infernal City: The Infernal City is a book by Greg Keyes. It is the first of two books based on The Elder Scrolls series of video games. Four decades after the Oblivion
  • Infernal machine: Infernal machine may refer to: Naval mine, a self-contained explosive device placed in water to destroy surface ships or submarines Organ gun Devices
  • Sunrise (Infernal song): "Sunrise" is a song by the Danish dance-pop duo Infernal. It was released as the second single from their second studio album, Waiting for Daylight, in
  • Infernal Affairs (album): Not to be confused with Infernal Affairs, the 2002 Hong Kong crime-thriller film, nor its prequel and sequel. Infernal Affairs is the debut album by the
  • Infernal Devices: Infernal Devices may refer to: Infernal Devices (K. W. Jeter novel), a 1987 novel by K. W. Jeter Infernal Devices (Philip Reeve novel), a novel by Philip
  • The Infernal Machine (play): The Infernal Machine is a play by the French dramatist Jean Cocteau, based on the ancient Greek myth of Oedipus. It received its première in 1934 under
  • His Infernal Majesty: His Infernal Majesty may refer to: Satan HIM (a Finnish rock band) Infernäl Mäjesty (a Canadian thrash metal band)

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'Infernal' example sentence in quotations


* The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me. - George Bernard Shaw

* There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world. - Jean Baudrillard

* When a person identifies himself with a group his critical faculties are diminished and his passions enhanced by a kind of emotive resonance. The individual is not a killer, the group is, and by identifying with it, the individual becomes one. This is the infernal dialect reflected in man's history. - Arthur Koestler


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Infernal Sample Sentences in News


  • Rumsfeld, Rice and Gonzales make cameos in a dark, comedic novel
    Mark Doten?s ?The Infernal? looks at Sept. 11?s aftermath through a cracked mirror. Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'
  • Mark Doten's 'The Infernal' a darkly twisted take on Iraq war
    We've watched films portraying and critiquing 9/11. We've read sober nonfiction books chronicling it and thoughtful fiction by soldiers — some with MFAs — who are beginning to process what they saw there. But what we haven't read is anything quite like "The Infernal," Mark Doten's... Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'
  • DRC priest likely murdered by criminal gang
    The murder of a Catholic priest in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been branded "abominable, abhorrent and infernal" by the Bishop of Goma. Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'

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