Meaning of hellish

hell•ish

Pronunciation: (hel'ish), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, like, or suitable to hell; infernal; vile; horrible: It was a hellish war.
  2. miserable; abominable; execrable: We had a hellish time getting through traffic.
  3. devilishly bad: The child's behavior was hellish most of the day.
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