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eerie

variants: also eery

Synonyms and Antonyms of eerie

fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic
  • Eerie noises would occasionally come from locked rooms in the castle.
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Synonym Discussion of eerie

weird, eerie, uncanny mean mysteriously strange or fantastic. weird may imply an unearthly or supernatural strangeness or it may stress queerness or oddness.
    • weird creatures from another world
eerie suggests an uneasy or fearful consciousness that mysterious and malign powers are at work.
    • an eerie calm preceded the bombing raid
uncanny implies disquieting strangeness or mysteriousness.
    • an uncanny resemblance between total strangers


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