Student Thesaurus

One entry found for hell.
Entry Word: hell
Function: noun
Text: 1 the place of punishment for the wicked after death <condemned to hell for their sins>
Synonyms perdition
Related Words inferno; purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld
Near Antonyms empyrean; glory
Antonyms Elysium, heaven, kingdom come, paradise
2 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness <picking cotton under the hot summer sun was hell>
Synonyms agony, horror, misery, murder, nightmare, torment, torture
Related Words cross, ordeal, trial, tribulation; gall, thorn; bummer, downer, drag
Near Antonyms delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, pleasure, recreation; lark, picnic, riot
Antonyms heaven, paradise
3 a place of uproar or confusion <the burning city was a fiery hell> -- see MADHOUSE 2
4 a state in which everything is out of order <all hell broke loose when the jury's verdict was announced> -- see CHAOS