Antonyms of adj ghastly

2 senses of ghastly

Sense 1
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick -- (shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen")

INDIRECT (VIA alarming) -> unalarming -- (not alarming; assuaging alarm)

Sense 2
charnel, ghastly, sepulchral -- (gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs")

INDIRECT (VIA offensive) -> inoffensive -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")

Similarity of adj ghastly

2 senses of ghastly

Sense 1
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick -- (shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen")
       => alarming (vs. unalarming) -- (frightening because of an awareness of danger)

Sense 2
charnel, ghastly, sepulchral -- (gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs")
       => offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")

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