Another word for ghastly
ghastly grim gruesome grisly macabre luridSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives describe what is shockingly repellent in aspect or appearance. Ghastly applies to what inspires shock or horror because it suggests death: ghastly wounds. Grim refers to what repels because of its stern or fierce aspect or its harsh, relentless nature: the grim task of burying the victims of the earthquake. Gruesome and grisly describe what horrifies or revolts because of its appalling crudity or utter inhumanity: a gruesome murder; grisly jokes about cadavers. Macabre suggests the horror of death and decay: macabre stories about a madman. Lurid sometimes refers to an unnatural hue suggestive of death: The ill patient's skin took on a lurid pallor. More often, the term describes what shocks because of its terrible and ghastly nature: lurid crimes. At other times, it merely refers to glaring and usually unsavory sensationalism: a lurid account of the accident.
Another word for ghastlyadjective
Shockingly repellent:grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrible, horrid, lurid, macabre. See beautiful
Causing or able to cause fear:appalling, dire, direful, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, formidable, frightful, redoubtable, scary, terrible, tremendous. See fear
Gruesomely suggestive of ghosts or death:cadaverous, deadly, deathlike, deathly, ghostlike, ghostly, spectral. See live
Very bad:appalling, awful, dreadful, fearful, frightful, horrendous, horrible, shocking, terrible. See good