Definition Of ghastly
causing great horror or fear; frightful or macabre.
she was overcome with horror at the ghastly spectacle
he always felt ghastly first thing in the morning
Example Of ghastly
A ghastly terrible obscene waste of human life.
After he left her go, her face turned a ghastly color - nearly white.
But as a film it takes us inside a country in ghastly strife and serves to remind us that the horrors outside what's presented in the film were a thousand times worse than what we see.
But the horror was just too ghastly to verbalize.
But they vowed: ‘We will not rest until the monster responsible for this ghastly crime is brought to justice and is behind bars.’