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Synonyms for ghastlyˈgæst li, ˈgɑst-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick(adj)

    shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, downcast, nauseous, wan, disgusted, pale, forbidding, dismal, dark, charnel, sick, demented, disconsolate, sepulchral, black, gloomy, low, unbalanced, pallid, unrelenting, down in the mouth, stern, blue, disturbed, brainsick, unappeasable, gruesome, macabre, downhearted, grim, sickish, ill, nauseated, mordant, sick(p), unhinged, dour, fed up(p), mad, low-spirited, relentless, unforgiving, sorry, crazy, drab, ghastly, depressed, dingy, inexorable, dreary, queasy, drear, grisly, sick of(p), tired of(p)

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, inoffensive

  2. charnel, ghastly, sepulchral(adj)

    gruesomely indicative of death or the dead

    Synonyms:
    grim, gruesome, sick, funereal, grisly, macabre, charnel, sepulchral, ghastly

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, inoffensive

Wiktionary

  1. ghastly(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    lurid

  2. ghastly(adjective)

    Horrifyingly shocking.

    Synonyms:
    lurid

  3. ghastly(adjective)

    Extremely bad.

    Synonyms:
    lurid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ghastly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pale, wan, cadaverous, death-like

  2. ghastly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dismal, hideous, grim, horrible, frightful, shocking

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

horrible, vile, awful, terrible, dastardly, horrific, heinous, appalling, horrendous


Translations for ghastly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • espantoso, horripilanteSpanish
  • kauhea, kauhistuttava, kaamea, kamalaFinnish
  • szörnyű, rettenetesHungarian
  • terribile, agghiacciante, spaventoso, terrificante, pessimoItalian
  • afgrijselijk, abominabel, verschrikkelijk, afschuwelijkDutch
  • medonho, horripilante, assustadorPortuguese
  • lamentabil, groaznic, oribilRomanian
  • ужа́сный, отврати́тельный, стра́шныйRussian

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