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unearthly

adjective un·earth·ly \-lē\

: very strange, unnatural, and frightening

: unreasonably early or late

Full Definition of UNEARTHLY

:  not earthly: as
a :  not mundane :  ideal <unearthly love>
b :  not terrestrial <unearthly radio sources>
c :  preternatural, supernatural <an unearthly light>
d :  weird, eerie <unearthly howls>
e :  absurd, ungodly <gets up at an unearthly hour>
un·earth·li·ness noun
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Examples of UNEARTHLY

  1. We left at the unearthly time of 5:00 a.m.
  2. <an unearthly knack for picking winning lottery numbers>

First Known Use of UNEARTHLY

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