What does the word ghastly mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Death like; terrifying or shocking.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Ghastillness.

Usage examples for ghastly

  1. He raised himself to his knees, his teeth chattering in ghastly fashion. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  2. Nevertheless I kept my eyes as far as possible from the ghastly face with the long hideous wound across it. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. He who has the heart to walk about in this ghastly place can read the last sad moments of almost every corpse. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
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