HyperDic: uncanny

English > 2 senses of the word uncanny:
ADJECTIVEalluncanny, eldritch, weird, unearthlysuggesting the operation of supernatural influences
alluncanny, preternaturalsurpassing the ordinary or normal
uncanny > pronunciation
Soundsahnkae'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > uncanny: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSuggesting the operation of supernatural influences.
Example "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
Synonymseldritch, weird, unearthly
Broadersupernaturalnot existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws
Spanishextravagante, fantástico, misterioso, sobrenatural
Catalanfantàstic, misteriós, sobrenatural
Adverbsuncannilyin an uncanny manner
English > uncanny: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSurpassing the ordinary or normal.
Example "his uncanny sense of direction"
Synonympreternatural
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Spanishpreternatural

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