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There Is A "Ghosted" Halloween Costume For Women And People Are Triggered

Because what's more frightening than commitment?

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People online are triggered by a Halloween costume designed to illustrate the act of "ghosting".

Party City

The polyester hooded dress retails for $24.99 and features a series of unanswered texts across the front.

Party City

The retailer's description reads: "If someone's blowing up your phone, ghost them in a Ghosted Costume for women! The costume is a hooded white dress designed to look like a ghost with a series of unanswered texts on the front. The texts include '???,' 'R U OK!?,' and more. Eager texters will know not to bother you in this Ghosted Costume!"

A popular definition for "ghosting" describes it as the act of cutting off all communication with "zero warning."

Urban Dictionary / Via urbandictionary.com

And the costume has sparked a lot of reactions.

My culture is not a costume https://t.co/AQac5Eeanc

Some people feel personally attacked.

@arieella_ Making a mockery of my got damn life.

@arieella_ @Altovise_L this ghosted outfit has me triggered. Especially when you think they dead ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

@arieella_ Party City hacked into my messages to make this costume... Iโ€™m suing

Others find it hilarious.

@oxyjenesis @uhhmmily I'm crying

The costume is proving to be popular for this years Halloween celebrations.

@arieella_ @Chloloutay Iโ€™m sorted for Halloween ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

@arieella_ @alexandra_doran thats my halloween outfit sorted

@oxyjenesis @_daniellecope found ur Halloween costume lol x

And some people just want to find the men's version.

Wow party city petty for this lmao why donโ€™t they have a menโ€™s ghosted costume too https://t.co/BykqF4qLR7

@oxyjenesis @halaabusham2000 Do these come in men size ? Lmao

@oxyjenesis Does this come in a 2X for men?

Ade Onibada is a junior reporter at BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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