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ˈgoʊst lighost·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritualadjective

    resembling or characteristic of a phantom

    "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

Wiktionary

  1. ghostlyadjective

    Of or pertaining to ghosts or spirituality.

  2. ghostlyadjective

    Spooky; frightening.

  3. Etymology: From gostly, gastlich, from gastlic, equivalent to. Cognate with gostly, gastly, gaistlie, geastlik, geestelijk, geistlich, geistlig.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ghostlyadjective

    relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual; as, a ghostly confessor

  2. Ghostlyadjective

    of or pertaining to apparitions

  3. Ghostlyadverb

    spiritually; mystically

  4. Etymology: [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. gstlic. See Ghost.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghostly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghostly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ghostly in a Sentence

  1. Philip Goode:

    You look at a quarter moon. You can see the whole moon because three quarters of it is illuminated in this ghostly light.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. In the arms of souls you will know the truth of love, the energetic awareness of nostalgia. 2. Without feeling pain and numbness, there is no more painful feeling than numbness. Like a ghostly undead, not feeling the taste of life, but to know its sweet meaning. 3. Alone you are a particle of eternity, you hear the whisper of awareness - this is the whisper of reality. 4. Neurobiology Philosophy, culture, science, and psychology are often unrelated to neuroscience. Therefore, many theories are fantasy. Through neurobiology, one can learn the anatomy and chemistry of an evolving philosophy. Since thinking is a synthesis of neuro-chemical processes of the instincts of egoism at a subconscious level. 5. Hot Kazakh woman You are my hot attraction, I am completely out of control. I want to cling to you with my love like a leech. Looking at you, I believe in love again. Without you, only depression of emptiness. 6. Optimism is the enamel of trust. 7. Fear is caffeine. 8. Truth under anesthesia, hypnotic serum of truth, under a layer of surrealism of self-deception. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Albert Einstein:

    Most people go on living their everyday life half frightened, half indifferent, they behold the ghostly tragi-comedy that is being performed on the international stage before the eyes and ears of the world.

  4. Sam Hodder:

    This is a property where you can almost tangibly feel that it is healing, that it is recovering, you walk through the forest and, even as you see the kind of ghostly stumps of ancient trees that were harvested, you could also in the foggy landscape see the monsters that were left behind as well as the young redwoods that are sprouting from those stumps.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Feeling no pain and numbness, there is no more painful feeling than numbness. Like a ghostly undead, not feeling the taste of life, but to know its sweet meaning.

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