One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of Tartarus; hellish and infernal.‘Tartarean punishments’
- ‘The pagans saw Olympus and the Tartarean depths, as the Christians see Paradise and Hell.’
- ‘The tyrants, who would have disgraced the society of gods and men, were thrown headlong into the Tartarean abyss.’
- ‘A Tartarean gloom filled the gorge of San Martino.’
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