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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Infernal'

Infernal Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    infernal adj
  1. characteristic of or resembling hell; "infernal heat and noise"
  2. 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" [syn: demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, satanic, unholy]
  3. 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 goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, everlasting, goddam, goddamn, goddamned]
  4. relating to or inhabiting hell; "his infernal majesty"; "infernal fires"; "infernal punishments"
  5. being of a lower world of the dead; "infernal regions" [ant: supernal] n : an inhabitant of hell; "his roar made the infernals quake"
Infernal Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Infernal \In*fer"nal\, n. An inhabitant of the infernal regions; also, the place itself. [Obs.] --Drayton.
Infernal Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Infernal \In*fer"nal\, a. [F. infernal, L. infernalis, fr.
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* 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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  • Jadeveon Clowney Shows Freakish Speed, Spares RB at Training Camp
    Remember Jadeveon Clowney ’s motor? That wonky, infernal piece of hardware experts groused about for the last year? It's running real  hot this summer. The Houston Texans rookie gave onlookers at training camp a flash of the engines on Monday, materializing in the backfield to snuff out a running play before it began. Twitter user @ CaptainRonBRB (h/t Bran Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'
  • Three-Year-Old Boy Plays Drums With Philharmonic Orchestra, And It's Epic
    Check out Lyonya Shilovsky from Russia, who joined the Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Orchestra for a recent performance of the Infernal Gallop from Offenbach's 'Orpheus in the Underworld' - aka the can-can - and blew everyone away with his amazing drumming performance. (And his amazing drumming solo after the orchestra had finished.) Congratulations, Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'
  • Indians back after infernal year in Makkah’s prisons
    Neither Naushad nor his father can hold back the tears. Brothers Haroon and Naushad from Bihar’s Siwan district thought themselves to be lucky when they found work with a Saudi construction firm i... Read more on this news related to 'Infernal'

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