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
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This unearthly ensemble posed next to a 14th-century marble angel, originally sculpted for the Duomo.
But, due to an unearthly number of injuries for the Hornets, the veteran centre back was called upon, even having to cover at right back on occasion.
The unearthly chorus this makes—think of a mobile orchestra of chicken-sized didgeridoos—rises up from the vast and glorious Wyoming steppe.
The Mansions of Madness ($80, down from $100) and Arkham Asylum ($40, down from $60) venture into the unearthly realms of the Great Old Ones.
Lava rock downwind of the blowhole is pockmarked like injera, that bubbly Ethiopian flatbread, from years of corrosive saltwater spray, making for a mysterious and unearthly landscape.
The lotus represented something unearthly and enlightening for Eastern cultures, which is why the flower is often seen alongside divine figures.
The unexpectedness lies in a screenplay (by Dave Allsop and Alex Francis) that cares little for audience expectations, and a mood that shifts from tense to terrifying in the space of a single, unearthly sound.
While orange snow seems unearthly, meteorologists said the phenomenon actually occurs about every five years and that this instance was caused by sand from storms in the Sahara Desert mixing with snow and rain, according to the BBC.
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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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