ghastly

Part of speech: adjective

Death like; terrifying or shocking.

Part of speech: noun

Ghastillness.

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Usage examples "ghastly":

  1. He raised himself to his knees, his teeth chattering in ghastly fashion. - "Colorado Jim", 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", 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", Thomas Herbert Russell.