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unearthly

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adjective un·earth·ly \-lē\

Simple Definition of unearthly

  • : very strange, unnatural, and frightening

  • : unreasonably early or late

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unearthly

  1. :  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>

unearthliness

noun

Examples of unearthly in a sentence

  1. We left at the unearthly time of 5:00 a.m.

  2. <an unearthly knack for picking winning lottery numbers>



1611

First Known Use of unearthly

1611




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