What is another word for ghostlike?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈə͡ʊstla͡ɪk] (IPA)

The term "ghostlike" can be defined as something that is evocative of a ghost, such as its ethereal or spectral manner. Synonyms of this word include eerie, phantasmal, spectral, shadowy, otherworldly, and supernatural. These synonyms are used to describe something that is beyond the realm of reality or something that is hard to grasp. The word eerie is used to describe something that is unsettling or mysterious, while phantasmal is often used to describe a ghostly presence. The word "supernatural" implies a sense of magic or the paranormal, while the word "spectral" is synonymous with the appearance of ghosts. All of these words are used to describe something that is ghostlike and can add an air of mystery or spookiness to any situation.

What are the hypernyms for Ghostlike?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for ghostlike?

The word "ghostlike" refers to something that has a ghostly appearance or quality. Some antonyms for "ghostlike" include solid, substantial, tangible, concrete, real, and corporeal. These words suggest a sense of presence, form, and materiality that is absent in things that are ghostlike. For instance, a person who is solid or substantial is someone who has a well-defined and physical form, while a ghostlike person may appear ethereal or insubstantial. Similarly, tangible and concrete objects have a palpable existence that can be felt or touched, whereas ghostlike things seem to exist only in the imagination or memory.

What are the antonyms for Ghostlike?

Usage examples for Ghostlike

He took them back and crept quietly, ghostlike, about the room until he found a receptacle in which he knew they would be safe; then, removing one hundred francs from the amount, he brought it back and thrust it in his friend's pocket.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
She saw his face pale and ghostlike, yet he never looked at her, but ran past and on without stopping.
"Moonshine & Clover"
Laurence Housman
Amid the gathering shadows of the churchyard her gown gleamed white, ghostlike.
"The Literary Sense"
E. Nesbit

Famous quotes with Ghostlike

  • The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.
    Ralph Ellison

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