ghastlier ghastlier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
  2. (adj) gruesomely indicative of death or the dead

Usage(s):

  1. Mexico's real carnage, meanwhile, gets ghastlier by the day.
  2. Sigmund Freud himself could not have contrived a ghastlier childhood for a poet.
  3. Now investigators believe that both versions have a piece of the even ghastlier truth.

Quotes

  • Author Deborah Moggach wrote in the Guardian: "Stewing away alone, writers are prone enough to both self-pity and delusions of importance. This will only encourage them. What about a monument to the ghastlier life of a call-centre operative? Not...
    on Jun 23, 2005 By: Deborah Moggach Source: BBC News

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