n. place or condition suggestive of hell, especially with respect to human suffering or death
You could see one of the worst qualities of life on the planet, but in this inferno you could see an enterprising population that worked like ants.
Sentence in Classic:
The world became an inferno of noise and flame and trembling earth as one explosion followed another in earsplitting succession.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
My purpose was to stroll into the shade for a moment; but no sooner within than it seemed to me I had stepped into a gloomy circle of some Inferno.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context