From Middle English *gostles, from Old English gāstlēas (“lifeless, dead”), equivalent to ghost + -less. Cognate with Dutch geestloos, German geistlos.
ghostless (not comparable)
- Without spirit, soul, or life; dead.
- Without a ghost.
- 1996, Michael Dugan, It's Just a Trick
- I don't know about Gary, but I dreamed about dark, spooky houses and horrible, groaning ghosts all night. I was glad to wake up and find it was a bright, sunny, ghostless morning.