inferno
noun (plural -nos) Etymology: Italian, hell, from Late Latin infernus Date: 1834 a place or a state that resembles or suggests hell <
the inferno of war
>
; also an intense fire ; conflagration <
a raging inferno
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  • Inferno — In*fer no, n. [It. See {Infernal}.] 1. The infernal regions; hell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Hence: A raging fire. [PJC] At each sudden explosion in the inferno below they sprang back from the brink [of the volcanic crater]. D. C. Worcester.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inferno — 1834, from It. inferno, from L. infernus (see INFERNAL (Cf. infernal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inferno — ìnferno (infȅrno) m DEFINICIJA 1. rel. boravište duša mrtvih, gdje duše grešnika trpe vječne muke; pakao 2. pren. a. teško, nepodnošljivo stanje, velika patnja b. mjesto gdje sve nalikuje paklu ETIMOLOGIJA tal. ← lat. infernus …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • inferno — ► NOUN (pl. infernos) 1) a large uncontrollable fire. 2) (Inferno) hell. ORIGIN Italian, from Latin infernus below, underground ; sense 2 is with reference to The Divine Comedy (c.1309 20) by the Italian poet Dante …   English terms dictionary

  • inferno — inferno, na adjetivo infernal*, estigio …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • inferno — |é| s. m. 1. Habitação das almas dos mortos (nas crenças antigas). 2.  [Religião] Lugar destinado ao castigo eterno da alma dos pecadores. (Mais usado no plural.) 3. Lugar dos demônios. 4. Os demônios. 5.  [Figurado] Vida atribulada. 6. Coisa… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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