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Definition of "ghostliness" [ghost•li•ness]

  • The quality of being ghostly. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ghostliness" in a sentence
  • "In the studio David Gower, Mike Atherton and Ian Botham lurked around an unusually small cardboard coffee table looking oddly bleached-out, a sense of ghostliness accentuated by the ever-present World Cup logo with its backdrop of faceless, baying cartoon figures set against a glaring firestorm of a sky, like a Soviet-era depiction of some future cricketing apocalypse."
  • "Getty Images Zola Jesus Zola Jesus is the working name of a 22-year-old woman who sounds considerably more advanced in age—maybe even into the hundreds of years, if ghostliness could be properly accounted for."
  • "And as they rocked and she wept into his neck, she felt the ghostliness leave her body and felt herself, inch by inch, limb by limb, one toe and fingertip at a time, becoming real again."