English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'eerie'

(adjective) 
Definition
strange and frightening
An eerie silence settled over the forest.
Synonyms
uncanny
I had this uncanny feeling that Alice was warning me.
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strange
There was something strange about the flickering blue light.
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frightening
The number of youngsters involved in crime is frightening.
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ghostly
The moon shed a ghostly light on the fields.
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weird
I had such a weird dream last night.
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mysterious
He died in mysterious circumstances.
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scary (informal)
I think prison is going to be a scary thing for Harry.
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awesome
the awesome responsibility of sending troops into combat
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unearthly
The sound was so serene that it seemed unearthly.
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supernatural
evil spirits who looked like humans and possessed supernatural powers
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unnatural
The altered landscape looks unnatural and weird.
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spooky (informal)
The whole place had a slightly spooky atmosphere.
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creepy (informal)
This place is really creepy at night.
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spectral
the spectral quality of the light
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eldritch (poetic)
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preternatural
preternatural powers

Additional synonyms

in the sense of awesome
Definition
inspiring or displaying awe
the awesome responsibility of sending troops into combat
Synonyms
in the sense of creepy
Definition
causing a feeling of fear or disgust
This place is really creepy at night.
in the sense of frightening
The number of youngsters involved in crime is frightening.
Synonyms
shocking (informal),
horrifying,
dismaying,
scary (informal),
spooky (informal),
bloodcurdling

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