Infernally

infernal

[in-fur-nl]
adjective
1.
hellish; fiendish; diabolical: an infernal plot.
2.
extremely troublesome, annoying, etc.; outrageous: an infernal nuisance.
3.
of, inhabiting, or befitting hell.
4.
Classical Mythology. of or pertaining to the underworld.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Late Latin infernālis, equivalent to Latin infern(us) situated below, of the underworld (see inferior) + -ālis -al1

infernality, noun
infernally, adverb


2. devilish, cursed, monstrous.
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infernal (ɪnˈfɜːnəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to an underworld of the dead
2.  deserving hell or befitting its occupants; diabolic; fiendish
3.  informal irritating; confounded
 
[C14: from Late Latin infernālis, from infernus hell, from Latin (adj): lower, hellish; related to Latin inferus low]
 
infer'nality
 
n
 
in'fernally
 
adv

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infernal
late 14c., from O.Fr. infernal, from L.L. infernalis "of the lower regions," from infernus "hell" (Ambrose), lit. "the lower (world)," noun use of L. infernus "lower." For the name of the place, or things which resemble it, the It. form Inferno has been used in Eng. since 1834, from Dante.
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