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nether world

noun as in hell

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Example Sentences

In order to survive, Sara and families like hers live in a kind of nether world of informal economies and networks.

From Time

They become intercessors between this invisible Sovereign and his subjects of this nether world.

A second and, on the whole, an obviously later form of ideas of a beyond, are the myths of the nether world.

The wraith of Anchises enforces the advice, and bids Æneas visit him in the nether-world (856-909).

Crooked courses ever lead to evil ends, albeit not always in this nether world.

It was like looking down a well into some momentarily revealed nether world.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nether-world, such as: purgatory, blazes, hades, hellfire, netherworld, and underworld.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.