Hell vs Wat - What's the difference?

hell | wat |

As proper nouns the difference between hell and wat

is that hell is while wat is a medieval english given name, short for walter.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia hell)

Alternative forms

* (Christianity) Hell * *

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • In various religions, the place where some or all spirits are believed to go after death
  • Do Muslims believe that all non-Muslims go to hell ?
  • (Abrahamic religions, uncountable) The place where devils live and where sinners are tortured after death
  • May you rot in hell !
  • * 1667 , John Milton, Paradise Lost
  • Better to reign in Hell' than serve in ' Heaven .
  • * 1916 , James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Hell is a strait and dark and foul-smelling prison, an abode of demons and lost souls, filled with fire and smoke.


    * (euphemisms for Christian place for damned souls after death) Hades, heck, infernal region, inferno, netherworld, underworld * (Mormonism) Spirit]] [[prison, Prison


    * (sense) heaven


    (en noun)
  • (countable, hyperbole) A place or situation of great suffering in life.
  • My new boss is making my job a hell .
    I went through hell to get home today.
  • * 1879 , General William T. Sherman, commencement address at the Michigan Military Academy
  • There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell .
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  • (countable) A place for gambling.
  • * W. Black
  • a convenient little gambling hell for those who had grown reckless
  • * 1907 , (Joseph Conrad), The Secret Agent
  • An extremely hot place.
  • You don't have a snowball's chance in hell .
  • (Used as an intensifier in phrases grammatically requiring a noun)
  • I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take it any more.
    What the hell is wrong with you?
    He says he's going home early? Like hell he is.
  • (obsolete) A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.
  • (Hudibras)
  • In certain games of chase, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.
  • Derived terms

    * as hell * forty minutes of hell * hell and half of Georgia * hella * hellagood * hell-fire * hell for leather * hell hath no fury like a woman scorned * hellish * hell on earth * hell on wheels * hell's delight * hellspawn * hell to pay * hell week * like hell * living hell * no screaming hell * the hell * the hell out of * the hell with it * to hell with * what the hell


    (en interjection)
  • Oh, hell ! I got another parking ticket.
  • Hell , yeah!

    See also

    * damn * heck English intensifiers English swear words ----



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • A Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia.
  • There are two wats near this village.
    Angkor Wat
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  • * 1996 , James Bissett Pratt, The Pilgrimage of Buddhism and a Buddhist Pilgrimage , page 194:
  • It would be a mistake, however, to emphasize the Hindu element in Cambodian Buddhism and Cambodian temples. At its greatest it is always a subordinate element and in most of the wats or temples it hardly appears at all,
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  • See also

    * chedi * pagoda * stupa *

    Etymology 2

    From Amharic.


  • A kind of stew or curry eaten in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
  • Etymology 3

    Variation of what.


    (English Pronouns)
  • (informal, Internet, text messaging)
  • Adverb

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  • Determiner

    (en determiner)
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