1The underworld; the land of the spirits of the dead.
1.2 informal Hell.
- When I tried to help these patients my practice and my life descended into the equivalent of a medical Hades.
- My life, also know as Hades, turned into hell when my mother passed away.
- Andy, Markie, and Sarah all got in a Hades and warned Kevin not to shoot them.
hell, the underworld, the land/abode of the dead, the infernal regions, the netherworld, the nether regions, the abyss;
eternal damnation, eternal punishment, perdition;
Roman Mythology Avernus;
Scandinavian Mythology Niflheim;
British the other place
literary the pit, the shades
archaic the lower world
From Greek Haidēs, of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with HadesMercedes
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