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Definitions for hellish
ˈhɛl ɪʃhellish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beastly, hellish, god-awfuladjective

    very unpleasant

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

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholyadjective

    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. hellishadjective

    Causing pain, discomfort or distress.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hellishadjective

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

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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. Dale Carnegie:

    When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

  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. Tom Waits:

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

  4. Barry Goldwater:

    Now those who seek absolute power, even though they seek it to do what they regard as good, are simply demanding the right to enforce their own version of heaven on earth, and let me remind you they are the very ones who always create the most hellish tyranny.

  5. Raoul Vaneigem:

    Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.

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