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Definitions and Synonyms of eerie | Another word for eerie | What is eerie?

Definition 1: inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where eerie or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
  • an eerie midnight howl

Synonyms for eerie in the sense of this definition

(eerie is similar to ...) being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

"a strange exaltation that was indefinable" "a strange fantastical mind" "what a strange sense of humor she has"

Definition 2: suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where eerie or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an eerie feeling of deja vu

(eerie is similar to ...) not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material

"supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"

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