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ghastly

  
  
If you describe someone or something as ghastly, you mean that you find them very unpleasant.  
INFORMAL      adj   (=awful)  
...a mother accompanied by her ghastly unruly child..., It was the worst week of my life. It was ghastly.     
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ghastly

  
  
ashen, cadaverous, deathlike, deathly pale, dreadful, frightful, from hell     (informal)   godawful     (slang)   grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, like death warmed up     (informal)   livid, loathsome, pale, pallid, repellent, shocking, spectral, terrible, terrifying, wan  
  
Antonyms     
   appealing, attractive, beautiful, blooming, charming, healthy, lovely, pleasing  

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ghostly, ghost, gas, greatly

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