Synonyms of ghastly in English:



  • 1 a ghastly stabbing
    terrible, horrible, grim, awful, dire; frightening, terrifying, horrifying, alarming; distressing, shocking, appalling, harrowing; dreadful, frightful, horrendous, monstrous, gruesome, grisly
    informal gut-wrenching
    [Antonyms] pleasant
  • 2 informal a ghastly building
    unpleasant, objectionable, disagreeable, distasteful, awful, terrible, dreadful, detestable, insufferable, vile
    informal horrible, horrid
    [Antonyms] charming
  • 3 a ghastly pallor
    pale, white, pallid, pasty, wan, bloodless, peaked, ashen, gray, waxy, blanched, drained, pinched, green, sickly, ghostly, ghostlike
    [Antonyms] ruddy healthy
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