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1. uncanny

adjective. ['ənˈkæni'] suggesting the operation of supernatural influences.

Synonyms

  • eldritch
  • weird
  • unearthly

Antonyms

  • real
  • familiar
  • worldly
  • comparable

Etymology

  • canny (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word uncanny


1. Adjective
Bauhaus style has an uncanny ability to seem fresh and new and its timelessness crosses the centuries.

Quotes containing the word uncanny


1. When the writing is good, a book becomes a mirror. The reader will see an uncanny familiarity and respond accordingly.
- Jen Knox, After the Gazebo

2. uncanny

adjective. ['ənˈkæni'] surpassing the ordinary or normal.

Synonyms

  • extraordinary

Antonyms

  • common
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • canny (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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