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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Strange and frightening. Something strange or gloomy causing fear or uneasiness.

Usage examples (40)
  • A green light was used to cast an eerie glow on the stage for the final scene.
  • An eerie feeling of deja vu
  • An uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
  • To call this tale eerie is a bit of an understatement. for more
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