Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being ghoulish

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Examples

  • There is in these verses a certain morbidity, an almost ghoulishness, that is very seldom present elsewhere in his writing.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights

  • Henry acknowledges the benefit of donating one's body for medical research but points out that the plasticized bodies are displayed in poses of recreation, such as throwing a baseball, and of "ghoulishness," with one's innards exposed and skin draped over an arm.

    Marisacat

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • What has to follow is the carefully foreseen and planned dependence on conglomerates such as the media, to systematically aid and abet the most crucifying part of this ghoulishness and this is, psychological terrorism.

    Safety in Michoacan

  • Her retelling of the opening of the grave of Rossetti's wife, the glorious redhead Lizzie Siddal, five years after her death so her husband could retrieve the poems he had buried with her earns high marks for ghoulishness: The dead girl looked completely unchanged until the manuscript was removed and part of her cheek stuck to it.

    A Penchant for Dreaming

  • And would they be doing so out of ghoulishness, or a genuine desire to see justice done?

    Should TV cameras be allowed inside UK law courts?

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