Definition of hellish:
goddamn, heavenly, bestial, god-awful, infernal, damn, Stygian, satanic, mephistophelean, devilish, blasted, satanical, diabolical, demonic, darned, blame, mephistophelian, goddamned, goddam, blamed, fiendish, blessed, brute, evil, ghoulish, unhallowed, brutish, unholy, damned, kind, divine, fiery, ogreish, unpleasant, diabolic, deuced, sinful, wicked, destructive, beastly.
- hellish (part of speech: adjective)
- pitiless (part of speech: adjective)
He had delivered his own countrymen from the bonds of ecclesiastical tyranny, and had plead for the victims of a hellish traffic on the shores of Africa, for the swarthy serfs of British cupidity on the banks of the Ganges, for the persecuted Jews of ancient Damascus, and for the stricken slaves in the isles of the Caribbean Sea and in the distant States of America.- "Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland", Henry B. Stanton.
It had come near to us, and in the desolate silence of the night the hellish harmonies of its volume seemed terrific, yet I could discern the separate notes of which it was composed, especially one deep, bell- like bay.- "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
She was naturally a woman of mighty passions, and hatred and revenge now wrapped themselves in the garb of piety; the character of her speech was changed, her images became distinct though wild, and her denunciations had an almost hellish bitterness.- "From-Twice-Told-Tales", Hawthorne, Nathaniel.