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Gehenna

noun

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  1. 1 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness the depression that has enshrouded her since the death of her husband is a Gehenna from which she may never be released Synonyms of Gehenna agony, hell, horror, misery, murder, nightmare, torment, tortureWords Related to Gehenna affliction, calvary, cross, curse, ordeal, trial, tribulation; calamity, misfortune, tragedy; gall, thorn; bummer, downer, dragNear Antonyms of Gehenna delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, joy, pleasure, recreation; lark, picnic, riotAntonyms of Gehenna heaven, paradise

  2. 2 the place of punishment for the wicked after death in a fire-and-brimstone sermon, the evangelist warned those assembled that they faced the fires of Gehenna if they failed to repent Synonyms of Gehenna hell, Pandemonium, perdition, TophetWords Related to Gehenna blazes, inferno; purgatory; hades, netherworld, shades, Tartarus, underworld; Sheol; abyss, pit; fire and brimstone, hellfireNear Antonyms of Gehenna glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, ValhallaAntonyms of Gehenna bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, heaven, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion)


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