Dantean

adjective
Dan·​te·​an | \ˈdan-tē-ən, ˈdän- \

Definition of Dantean 

: of, relating to, or suggestive of Dante or his writings especially : having a hellish or bizarre quality refugees lived a Dantean existence — A. E. Cowdrey

First Known Use of Dantean

1785, in the meaning defined above

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