HyperDic: ghastly

English > 2 senses of the word ghastly:
ADJECTIVEallghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sickshockingly repellent
allghastly, charnel, sepulchralgruesomely indicative of death or the dead
ghastly > pronunciation
Soundsgae'stliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > ghastly: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningShockingly repellent; inspiring horror.
Example"ghastly wounds"
Synonymsgrim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishespantoso, espeluznante, horrible, hórrido, horripilante, horroroso, macabro, repugnante, truculento
Catalanesborronant, horrible, hòrrid, horrífic, horripilant, horrorós, macabre
Nounsghastlinessthe quality of being ghastly
English > ghastly: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninggruesomely indicative of death or the dead.
Example "ghastly shrieks"
Synonymscharnel, sepulchral
Broaderoffensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
Spanishsepulcral
Nounsghastlinessthe quality of being ghastly

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