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Synonyms of ghastly in English:


  • 1 he is implicated in several ghastly stabbings
    [Antonyms] pleasant
  • 2 it's hard to escape the ghastly visitor centres
    [Antonyms] charming
  • 3 the patient feels ghastly on getting out of bed
    ill, unwell, washed out, peaky;
    British  off, off colour, poorly
    informal rough, lousy, rotten, terrible, awful, horrible, dreadful, crummy
    British informal grotty, ropy
    Scottish informal wabbit, peely-wally
    Australian/New Zealand informal crook
    vulgar slang crappy
    dated queer, seedy
    rare peaked, peakish
    [Antonyms] fine
  • 4 a ghastly mistake
    serious, severe, grave, very bad, grievous, dreadful, terrible, awful, frightful, dire;
    unforgivable, inexcusable, indefensible, reprehensible, disgraceful, shameful
    archaic or humorous parlous
    [Antonyms] trivial, excusable
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