eeriness
noun see eerie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eeriness — eerie ► ADJECTIVE (eerier, eeriest) ▪ strange and frightening. DERIVATIVES eerily adverb eeriness noun. ORIGIN originally northern English and Scots in the sense «fearful»: probably from Old English, «cowardly» …   English terms dictionary

  • eeriness — See eerily. * * * …   Universalium

  • eeriness — noun The condition of being eerie …   Wiktionary

  • eeriness — Synonyms and related words: Hippocratic face, alarmingness, appallingness, awfulness, cadaverousness, corpselikeness, creepiness, deadliness, deathlikeness, deathliness, direness, disconcertingness, dismayingness, disquietingness, dreadfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • eeriness — ee·ri·ness || ɪrinɪs / ɪəri n. weirdness, creepiness, scariness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eeriness — ee·ri·ness …   English syllables

  • eeriness — noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear • Syn: ↑ghostliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ghostly (for: ↑ghostliness), ↑eery • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Déjà vu — For other uses, see Déjà vu (disambiguation). Déjà vu (French pronunciation: [deʒa vy] ( listen), literally already seen ) is the experience of feeling sure that one has already witnessed or experienced a current situation, even though… …   Wikipedia

  • ghostliness — noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear • Syn: ↑eeriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ghostly, ↑eery (for: ↑eeriness) • Hypernyms: ↑unfam …   Useful english dictionary

  • eerie — also eery adjective (eerier; est) Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) eri Date: 14th century 1. chiefly Scottish affected with fright ; scared 2. so mysterious, strange, or unexpected as to send a chill up the spine < a coyote s eerie… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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