Definitions for underworldˈʌn dərˌwɜrld

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. underworld(noun)

    the criminal class

  2. Hell, Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld(noun)

    (religion) the world of the dead

    "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. underworld(Noun)

    That part of society that is engaged in crime or vice.

  2. underworld(Noun)

    The world of the dead, located underneath the world of the living; the afterlife.

  3. Underworld(Noun)

    A name for the realm of ancestors in Heathenry.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Underworld(noun)

    the lower of inferior world; the world which is under the heavens; the earth

  2. Underworld(noun)

    the mythological place of departed souls; Hades

  3. Underworld(noun)

    the portion of the world which is below the horizon; the opposite side of the world; the antipodes

  4. Underworld(noun)

    the inferior part of mankind

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  1. Underworld

    The underworld or netherworld is thought to be deep underground or beneath the surface of the world in most religions and mythologies. Typically it is a place where the souls of the recently departed go, an afterlife or a realm of the dead. Chthonic is the technical adjective for things of the underworld.


Translations for underworld

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  • podsvětíCzech
  • annwn, annwfnWelsh
  • underverdenDanish
  • Unterwelt, Halbwelt, VerbrecherweltGerman
  • τάρταρα, υπόκοσμος, άδηςGreek
  • infero, submondoEsperanto
  • inframundo, submundo, más allá, hampaSpanish
  • toonela, manala, allmaailm, allilmEstonian
  • tuonela, alamaailma, manalaFinnish
  • skuggaheimur, helheimur, undirheimur, brotsmannaheimur, brotsmannaverðFaroese
  • autre monde, pègre, au-delàFrench
  • domhan thíosIrish
  • alvilágHungarian
  • undirheimarIcelandic
  • malavitaItalian
  • 黄泉, 暗黒街, 地獄, 下層Japanese
  • ក្រុមមនុស្សប្រព្រឹត្តិបទឧក្រិដ្ឋ, នរកKhmer
  • orcusLatin
  • underverdenNorwegian
  • schimmenrijk, dodenrijk, misdaadwereld, onderwereld, boevenwereldDutch
  • zaświatyPolish
  • abismo, submundoPortuguese
  • [[загробный]] [[мир]], дно, [[потусторонний]] [[мир]], преисподняя, [[преступный]] [[мир]], тот светRussian
  • podzemljeSerbo-Croatian
  • podsvetieSlovak
  • undre värld, dödsrikeSwedish

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