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ghastly adjective

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horrible, espantoso; pálido, cadavérico

Example sentences of
ghastly adjective

  • You're making a ghastly mistake.
  • His room was a ghastly mess.

Detailed synonyms for ghastly adjective

Ghastly, grisly, gruesome, macabre, grim, lurid, hideous, horrid significan horripilante y repelente en apariencia o aspecto.
  • Ghastly connota los aspectos horrorosos de derramamiento de sangre, muerte, cadáveres y fantasmas <a ghastly description of life after a nuclear war>.
  • Grisly y gruesome connotan además los resultados de extrema violencia o crueldad, y una apariencia que inspira estremecimiento o terror <an unusually grisly murder> <the gruesome history of the Nazi death camps>.
  • Macabre indica una preocupación marcada o excesiva con los aspectos horrorosos, particularmente de la muerte <a macabre tale of men who dig up dead bodies>.
  • Grim connota un aspecto feroz y severo <the grim task of hunting for the earthquake's victims>.
  • Lurid connota una fascinación estremecedora con la muerte violenta, y en particular con el homicidio <heard all the lurid details of the crime>.
  • Hideous connota extremadamente feo <the house was filled with hideous furniture>.
  • Horrid sugiere ser chocante, ofensivo y repulsivo <people there are living in horrid conditions>.

Reverse translation for ghastly

horrible  - horrible, dreadful, ghastly 
espantoso  - frightening, terrifying, frightful, dreadful, dire 
pálido  - pale 
cadavérico  - cadaverous, deathly pale 
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