Issy smiled, and the ghastliness of that smile was unnoticed by his companions.
Perhaps it was this peculiarity that invested him with a species of ghastliness and awe.
The ghastliness of the tragedy was not what he thought about at all.
That his chin was freshly shaven, and his hair brushed, added to the ghastliness.
Some typical cases of frostbite were grotesque in their ghastliness.
Maria came back and stood with her face and its ghastliness turned from us.
He was haggard to ghastliness; the effect of a night of sleeplessness and racking thought.
One might describe the ghastliness of wounds, but enough has been said.
The ghastliness of the encounter sends a clutching to my heart.
The only ghastliness which this workman is capable of is that of distortion.