eiryness
Eariness Ear"i*ness, n. [Scotch ery or eiry affected with fear.] Fear or timidity, especially of something supernatural. [Written also {eiryness}.] [1913 Webster]

The sense of eariness, as twilight came on. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


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  • Eariness — Ear i*ness, n. [Scotch ery or eiry affected with fear.] Fear or timidity, especially of something supernatural. [Written also {eiryness}.] [1913 Webster] The sense of eariness, as twilight came on. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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