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di·a·bol·i·cal

 (dī′ə-bŏl′ĭ-kəl) also di·a·bol·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil; satanic.
2. Appropriate to a devil, especially in degree of wickedness or cruelty.

[From Middle English deabolik, from Old French diabolique, from Late Latin diabolicus, from Latin diabolus, devil; see devil.]

di′a·bol′i·cal·ly adv.
di′a·bol′i·cal·ness n.

diabolical

(ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪkəl)
adj
1. excruciatingly bad; outrageous
2. (intensifier): a diabolical liberty.
ˌdiaˈbolically adv
ˌdiaˈbolicalness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diabolical - showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devildiabolical - showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
2.diabolical - extremely evil or crueldiabolical - extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"

diabolical

adjective
1. (Informal) dreadful, shocking, terrible, appalling, nasty, tricky, unpleasant, outrageous, vile, excruciating, atrocious, abysmal, damnable the diabolical treatment of their prisoners
2. wicked, cruel, savage, monstrous, malicious, satanic, from hell (informal), malignant, unspeakable, inhuman, implacable, malevolent, hellish, devilish, infernal, fiendish, ungodly, black-hearted, demoniac, hellacious (U.S. slang) sins committed in a spirit of diabolical enjoyment

diabolical

adjective
Perversely bad, cruel, or wicked:
Translations

diabolical

[ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪkəl] ADJ
1. (= devilish) [laughter, plan, plot] → diabólico
2. (= very bad) → horrendo
it's a diabolical liberty!¡es un descaro intolerable!

diabolical

[ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪkəl] adj
(= evil) [act] → diabolique
(= awful) → minable

diabolical

[ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪkl] adj (fam) (dreadful) → infernale, atroce; (incredible) → incredibile; (satanic) → diabolico/a