Examples of unearthly in a Sentence
We left at the unearthly time of 5:00 a.m.
an unearthly knack for picking winning lottery numbers
Recent Examples of unearthly from the Web
Butterflies frolicked through the fields of sage, which glowed its unearthly shade of purple-green in the bright afternoon sun.
The lotus represented something unearthly and enlightening for Eastern cultures, which is why the flower is often seen alongside divine figures.
What unearthly confections will Just Born deliver into this realm next?
To really succeed, the musical’s title role must be played by a magnetic, entrancing woman of unearthly force.
A pay phone rings ominously, with mysterious static, and more, on the other end, and the steam heating system produces unearthly noises.
Visions appear, surreal and disturbing: giant, sluglike creatures; a dice-playing porter Jones killed; a chain gang from his imprisonment — all puppets (by Bob Flanagan) with an unearthly air.
Immediately an unearthly chorus of wails answered the poor wretch from his friends outside the walls.
William C. Kirkham’s lighting is spooky and unearthly at times; Sully Ratke’s costumes provide everything except the stench of sweat and rendered blubber; Isaac Shoepp’s rigging system is crucial to scenes of high-seas drama.
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First Known Use of unearthly
UNEARTHLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unearthly for English Language Learners
: very strange, unnatural, and frightening
: unreasonably early or late
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