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eerie

adjective uk   /ˈɪə.ri/ us    /ˈɪr.i/
strange in a frightening and mysterious way: She heard the eerie noise of the wind howling through the trees. He had the eerie feeling that he had met this stranger before.
eerily
adverb uk   /ˈɪə.rɪ.li/ us    /ˈɪr.ɪ.li/
Her voice was eerily similar to her dead grandmother's.
eeriness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “eerie”
in Spanish misterioso, espeluznante…
in French inquiétant…
in German unheimlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怪異而令人恐懼的…
in Russian жуткий…
in Turkish ürkütücü, ürkünç, ürperten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪异而令人恐惧的…
in Polish dziwny, niesamowity…
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