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infernal

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adjective in·fer·nal \in-ˈfər-nəl\

Simple Definition of infernal

  • : of or relating to hell

  • : very bad or unpleasant

Full Definition of infernal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a nether world of the dead

  2. 2 a :  of or relating to hell b :  hellish, diabolical

  3. 3 :  damnable <an infernal nuisance>

in·fer·nal·ly play \-nəl-ē\ adverb

Examples of infernal

  1. the infernal regions of the dead

  2. Stop making that infernal racket!



Origin of infernal

Middle English, from Anglo-French enfernal, from Late Latin infernalis, from infernus hell, from Latin, lower, from inferus


First Known Use: 14th century


INFERNAL Defined for Kids

infernal

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adjective in·fer·nal \in-ˈfər-nəl\

Definition of infernal

  1. 1 :  very bad or unpleasant <Stop that infernal noise!>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to hell





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