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creepy

adjective

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2 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
  • a creepy aura about the abandoned farmhouse—as though something horrific had happened there

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The first known use of creepy was in 1836

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“Creepy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/creepy. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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