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unearthly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unearthly

  1. 1 being so extraordinary or abnormal as to suggest powers which violate the laws of nature <an unearthly knack for picking winning lottery numbers> Synonyms magical, miraculous, phenomenal, preternatural, superhuman, supernormal, transcendent, transcendental, uncanny, supernaturalRelated Words bizarre, curious, eerie (also eery), far-out, funny, grotesque, kinky, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outrageous, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, screwy, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, wild; baffling, bewildering, confounding, mystifying, perplexing, puzzling, shocking; aberrant, atypical, fantastic (also fantastical), flaky, freak, freakish, idiosyncratic, marvelous (or marvellous), prodigious, rare, singular, uncommon, unique, unnatural, unusual, unwonted; unconventional, uncustomary, unorthodox; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, prominent, salient, strikingNear Antonyms average, commonplace, everyday, garden, ordinary, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, workaday; expected, familiar, predictable; common, customary, frequent, habitual, regular, wonted

  2. 2 fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic <an unearthly wail came from out of the darkness> Synonyms creepy, haunting, spookish, spooky, uncanny, eerie, weirdRelated Words ghastly, ghostlike, ghostly, ghoulish, spectral; bizarre, curious, odd, outlandish, outré, peculiar, quaint, queerish, quirky; unaccustomed, uncommon, unusual; metaphysical, preternatural, supernatural; enigmatic (also enigmatical), inscrutable, mysterious, puzzling; dreadful, fearsome, horrible, horrifying, terrible, terrifyingNear Antonyms common, commonplace, everyday, normal, ordinary, prosaic, routine, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual; natural; expected, familiar, predictable

  3. 3 of, relating to, or being part of a reality beyond the observable physical universe <unearthly messages that she believed were coming from her deceased father> Synonyms metaphysical, otherworldly, paranormal, preternatural, transcendent, transcendental, supernaturalRelated Words mystic, mystical, occult, psychic (also psychical), spiritistic, spiritualistic; extrasensory, supersensible, supersensory; celestial, divine, ethereal, heavenly, numinous, spiritual, unworldlyNear Antonyms earthly, mundaneAntonyms natural




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