Ghostliness



[gohst-lee] /ˈgoʊst li/

adjective, ghostlier, ghostliest.
1.
of, characteristic of, or resembling a ; phantasmal; spectral.
2.
Literary. .
/ˈɡəʊstlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
of or resembling a ghost; spectral: a ghostly face appeared at the window
2.
suggesting the presence of ghosts; eerie
3.
(archaic) of or relating to the soul or spirit
adj.

Old English gastlic “spiritual, holy; clerical;” also “ghostly, spectral, pertaining to or characteristic of a ghost;” see ghost + -ly (1). Related: Ghostliness.

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