Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun infernal

1 sense of infernal

Sense 1
infernal -- (an inhabitant of Hell; "his roar made the infernals quake")
       => dead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased, decedent, departed -- (someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done")

Antonyms of adj infernal

3 of 5 senses of infernal

Sense 2
demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy -- (extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces")

INDIRECT (VIA evil) -> good -- (morally admirable)

Sense 3
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance")

INDIRECT (VIA cursed) -> blessed, blest -- (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income")

Sense 5
infernal (vs. supernal) -- (being of the underworld; "infernal regions")

supernal (vs. infernal) -- (being or coming from on high; "interpret the plague as a visitation from heaven, a supernal punishment for the sins of men")

Similarity of adj infernal

5 senses of infernal

Sense 1
infernal -- (characteristic of or resembling Hell; "infernal noise"; "infernal punishment")

Sense 2
demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy -- (extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces")
       => evil (vs. good) -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

Sense 3
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance")
       => cursed (vs. blessed), curst -- (deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning")

Sense 4
infernal -- (of or pertaining to or characteristic of a very uncontrolled and intense fire; "infernal heat")

Sense 5
infernal (vs. supernal) -- (being of the underworld; "infernal regions")
       => chthonian, chthonic, nether -- (dwelling beneath the surface of the earth; "nether regions")
       => Hadean, Plutonian, Tartarean -- (of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus)
       => Stygian -- (hellish; "Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton)
          Also See-> evil#1

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