Synonyms and Antonyms of hell
1 the place of punishment for the wicked after death <condemned to hell for their sins> Synonyms Gehenna, Pandemonium, perdition, Tophet Related Words blazes, inferno; purgatory; hades, netherworld, shades, Tartarus, underworld; Sheol; abyss, pit; fire and brimstone, hellfire Near Antonyms glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla Antonyms bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, heaven, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion)
2 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness <picking cotton under the hot summer sun was hell> Synonyms agony, Gehenna, horror, misery, murder, nightmare, torment, torture Related Words affliction, calvary, cross, curse, ordeal, trial, tribulation; calamity, misfortune, tragedy; gall, thorn; bummer, downer, drag Near Antonyms delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, joy, pleasure, recreation; lark, picnic, riot Antonyms heaven, paradise
3 a state in which everything is out of order <all hell broke loose when the jury's verdict was announced> Synonyms chance-medley, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, dishevelment, disorder, disorderedness, disorderliness, disorganization, free-for-all, havoc, heck, chaos, jumble, mare's nest, mess, messiness, misorder, muddle, muss, shambles, snake pit, tumble, welterRelated Words anarchy, lawlessness, misrule, riot; knot, snarl, tangle; labyrinth, maze, web; maelstrom, storm; bollix, clutter, litter, mishmash, shuffle; hodgepodge, medley, miscellany, morass, motleyNear Antonyms method, pattern, plan, systemAntonyms order, orderliness
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