CONFLAGRATION: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for CONFLAGRATION?

Need another word that means the same as “conflagration”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “conflagration” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Conflagration” are: inferno, fire, blaze, flames, firestorm, holocaust

Conflagration as a Noun

Definitions of "Conflagration" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “conflagration” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A very intense and uncontrolled fire.
  • An extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property.

Synonyms of "Conflagration" as a noun (6 Words)

blazeNoisy and unrestrained mischief.
Their relationship broke up in a blaze of publicity.
fireA fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning.
The whisky lit a fire in the back of his throat.
firestormA storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area.
The incident ignited a firestorm of controversy.
flamesThe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.
holocaustA Jewish sacrificial offering that was burned completely on an altar.
A nuclear holocaust.
infernoA very intense and uncontrolled fire.
The inferno of the Friday evening rush hour.

Usage Examples of "Conflagration" as a noun

  • Tinder-dry conditions sparked fears of a conflagration in many drought-devastated communities.

Associations of "Conflagration" (30 Words)

ablazeVery brightly coloured or lighted.
Streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees.
afireLighted up by or as by fire or flame.
The whole mill was afire.
aflameKeenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement- Bram Stoker.
Pour brandy over the steaks and then set aflame.
alightLighted up by or as by fire or flame.
Visitors should alight at the Fort Road stop.
baskLie exposed to warmth and light, typically from the sun, for relaxation and pleasure.
He went on basking in the glory of his first book.
blazeIndicate by marking trees with blazes.
The sun blazed down.
calamitous(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.
Such calamitous events as fires hurricanes and floods.
causticA caustic surface or curve.
Caustic jokes about political assassination talk show hosts and medical ethics.
crushingPhysically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination.
A crushing blow.
demonA cruel, evil, or unmanageable person.
He worked like a demon to finish the job on time.
destructiveCausing great and irreparable damage.
The destructive power of weapons.
devastateCause extensive destruction or ruin utterly.
She was devastated by the loss of Damian.
douseCover with liquid; pour liquid onto.
Stewards appeared and the fire was doused.
extinguishExtinguish by crushing.
A look which would have extinguished any man.
firefighterA member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires.
flameShine or glow like a flame.
Your opinions and mine are probably different but please don t flame me.
flamingInformal intensifiers.
Her flaming hair.
flareBecome flared and widen usually at one end.
Every star seemed to flare with new intensity.
incandescenceThe phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised.
inferno(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment.
The inferno of the engine room.
perditionThe abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment- John Milton.
Hurl d headlong To bottomless perdition there to dwell.
pitA person s armpit.
They dug a pit to bury the body.
purgatory(in Catholic doctrine) a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven.
Infernal punishments are purgatory and medicinal.
pyrotechnicOf or relating to the craft of making fireworks.
Pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity.
rekindleRelight (a fire.
Rekindle her love.
ruinousIn ruins; dilapidated.
A ruinous effect on the environment.
smoulderSmoke coming from a smouldering fire.
The controversy smouldered on for several years.
tinderMaterial for starting a fire.
He lit it with a tinder.
underworldThe world of criminals or of organized crime.
A man reputed to be a godfather of the Glasgow underworld.

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