noun, plural in·fer·nos.
Words nearby inferno
Origin of inferno
Examples from the Web for inferno
You go right straight into the inferno, and when you get older, you pull back.
Their captivity was a pretty big story for a while, but then came September, and the inferno of Lower Manhattan.The Right Didn’t Mind When Bush Paid a Ransom to Terrorists|Michael Tomasky|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Paradise and the Inferno are understood philosophically as states of being, not places on a chart.
A sitcom conceived by, written by, and starring her understandably ignited an inferno of buzz.
Still, one can easily envision hordes clutching their dog-eared paperbacks of Inferno straining to find the flag.Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ Sparks Dante Fever in Florence|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had seen the gates of the Inferno, and was now snatched up to Paradise.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
See the "Inferno" of Dante, where this motto is inscribed over the entrance into the abodes of woe.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
Human endurance could not stand before this carnage, and the brave Missourians fled from the inferno.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
In the Inferno she sees all the wicked vices in action, and in the Paradise the graces attending on their queen Sensibility.William Blake|Charles Gardner
We rested for a day there, and planned to make a journey of ten miles across country, to the falls of the Caldeirao do Inferno.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson