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- infernal (adj.)
- late 14c., in reference to the underworld, from Old French enfernal, infernal (12c.), from Late Latin infernalis "of the lower regions," from infernus "hell" (Ambrose), literally "the lower (world)," noun use of Latin infernus "lower, lying beneath," from infra "below" (see infra-). Meaning "devilish, hateful" is from early 15c. For the name of the place, or things which resemble it, the Italian form inferno has been used in English since 1834, from Dante. Related: Infernally.
- 1. They can't work in these infernal conditions.
- 2. Stop that infernal noise!
- 3. 'Why , I ain't sich an infernal lubber, after all.
- 他叫道, “ 说到底, 我也不是傻瓜蛋.
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- 4. The post office is shut, which is an infernal bore.
- 5. It's an infernal mischance; I've done my best to discourage it.
- 这真是倒楣透顶的事; 我尽量地泼冷水.
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