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uncanny

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3 fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic
  • uncanny and unexpected shadows along the mountainsides
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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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