Definition of Ghastful

1. a. Fit to make one aghast; dismal.



Definition of Ghastful

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Fit to make one aghast; dismal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ghastful

1. frightful [adj] - See also: frightful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghastful

gezumph
gezve
gezves
ghaffir
ghana
gharial
gharials
gharri
gharries
gharris
gharry
ghasard
ghast
ghasted
ghastful (current term)
ghastfully
ghasting
ghastlier
ghastliest
ghastlily
ghastliness
ghastlinesses
ghastly
ghastness
ghasts
ghat
ghatam
ghatams
ghats

Literary usage of Ghastful

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1. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... Nor feet of any fugitive durst approach : Nor, in that soil, is heard man's living voice ; But booms the owl, wolves ghastful yell, by night, And there, ..."

2. Critical Essays of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1725 by Willard Higley Durham (1915)
"The fix'd Foundations of the World display'd, Display'd the ghastful Caverns of the Deep, A Sight that blasted ev'n the World's great Eye, ..."

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