hellscape

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hell +‎ -scape

Noun[edit]

hellscape (plural hellscapes)

  1. A hellish landscape.
    • 2009 September 7, Janet Maslin, “News at Styx: Who’s Hot in Hades”, New York Times:
      Mr. Butler, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain,” treats his newest novelistic conceit as an occasion to toss every possible ingredient into a fanciful hellscape and then let these elements run wild.