Synonyms of snake pit


1. hell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits, inferno, region, part

usage: any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";

2. Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit, mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylum

usage: pejorative terms for an insane asylum

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