What does hellish mean?

Definitions for hellish
ˈhɛl ɪʃhellish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beastly, hellish, god-awful(adj)

    very unpleasant

    "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket"

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy(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"

Wiktionary

  1. hellish(Adjective)

    Causing pain, discomfort or distress.

    I woke up from a hellish noise coming from the house next door.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hellish(adj)

    of or pertaining to hell; like hell; infernal; malignant; wicked; detestable; diabolical

How to pronounce hellish?

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How to say hellish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hellish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hellish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hellish in a Sentence

  1. Secretary Wilkie:

    In the case of Jefferson Davis, we must tell America the truth about the complicated man who carried with Jefferson Davis the dreams of Southern independence, jefferson Davis life was the reflection of the simplicity and perseverance of a proud people ; men and women who endured the horror of defeat and its equally hellish aftermath ; men and women who through their Christian prism understood the fall of man and the imperfection of human institutions -- that not all of man's noble experiments succeed.

  2. Michael Way:

    Our hypothesis is that Venus may have had a stable climate for billions of years. It is possible that the near-global resurfacing event is responsible for its transformation from an Earth-like climate to the hellish hothouse we see today.

  3. Kimbal Musk:

    This is the most excruciating hellish several months I've ever had... but I think we're getting there.

  4. Robert Burton:

    Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.

  5. Tom Waits:

    The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.

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