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Meaning & Definition of Hell in English

English

Hell

/hɛl/

noun

1. Any place of pain and turmoil

  • "The hell of battle"
  • "The inferno of the engine room"
  • "When you're alone christmas is the pits"
    synonym:
  • hell
  • ,
  • hell on earth
  • ,
  • hellhole
  • ,
  • snake pit
  • ,
  • the pits
  • ,
  • inferno

2. A cause of difficulty and suffering

  • "War is hell"
  • "Go to blazes"
    synonym:
  • hell
  • ,
  • blaze

3. (christianity) the abode of satan and the forces of evil

  • Where sinners suffer eternal punishment
  • "Hurl'd headlong...to bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- john milton
  • "A demon from the depths of the pit"
  • "Hell is paved with good intentions"-dr. johnson
    synonym:
  • Hell
  • ,
  • perdition
  • ,
  • Inferno
  • ,
  • infernal region
  • ,
  • nether region
  • ,
  • pit

4. (religion) the world of the dead

  • "No one goes to hades with all his immense wealth"-theognis
    synonym:
  • Hell
  • ,
  • Hades
  • ,
  • infernal region
  • ,
  • netherworld
  • ,
  • Scheol
  • ,
  • underworld

5. Violent and excited activity

  • "They began to fight like sin"
    synonym:
  • sin
  • ,
  • hell

6. Noisy and unrestrained mischief

  • "Raising blazes"
    synonym:
  • hell
  • ,
  • blaze

Examples of using

"Ganon made man in his image, and spoke to his creations: "You are my prisoners." Wait, what the hell is this..?" "It's a book." "I know a book if I see one, Sister Ipo. What book—" "Read the book!" "You goose."
Do you think there's a hell?
"What the hell?! Hark, what have you done?" "Nothing yet. ...No, I have."