netherworld netherworld  /ˈnɛ ðər ˌwɜrld/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (religion) the world of the dead

Usage(s):

  1. Here is a fantasy land as rich as Lewis Carroll's, a netherworld as poetic as Dante's, to transfix the child in every moviegoer.
  2. We don't learn why he and Amber and Rollergirl descended into the netherworld of sexual showmanship; they have dwelt in that Valley from the start.
  3. Cunanan, a gregarious, wickedly clever mythomaniac and petty thief, disported himself in the kinky gay netherworld of alcohol, drugs, prostitution and sadomasochism.

News

  1. Google Reader has expired, but your data lives until July 15

    The sun has finally set on Google Reader. Now please come by and get your stuff. (Credit: Google) By now you probably already know that Google Reader has crossed over into the digital netherworld, joining many of its ill-fated Mountain View kin who were doomed never to exit beta. When these sad departures occur, the ritual of going through the deceased's basement begins, and in the case of ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Letters to the editor, July 2, 2013

    Fifteen years ago I wrote a long screed called Splendor in the Dirt (since lost into the digital netherworld) to explain to my kids why I am always optimistic about America and why I love being an American.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

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