eerily

All Adverb
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  • It was the most eerily silent place in which I had ever found myself. Cited from The Quest of the Sacred Slipper, by Sax Rohmer
  • When they arrived, they found the ship floating eerily in space.
  • The events in the novel often happen to parallel Michael's own life events, eerily enough.
  • As soon as she steps in the car, the wipers eerily stop working.
  • As all three members take singing duties, the band is known for their use of harmonies to an eerily beautiful effect.
  • Games at the new stadium do not feature the same deafening crowd moments and often sound eerily silent.
  • Whispers inside the tunnel are said to carry to each end slowly and eerily.
  • He heads to her house, which is eerily quiet.
  • The rocks echoed it eerily, and Drew found it hard to judge either distance or direction. Cited from Rebel Spurs, by Andre Norton
  • He notes that the five women all seem eerily disconnected, indeed wholly unaware of each other.
  • The tone was eerily similar to that of political terrorist groups in Italy.
  • The team notes that the forest is eerily quiet that evening and well after dark, the inevitable happens.
  • The show is about a family eerily similar to Manohar's who have also just moved into a new house like they have.
  • There is a grace in their connection, a kind of swing, eerily well preserved.
  • A woman comes into his office, who he recognizes as being eerily similar to a photograph of a former lover of his.
  • Everything seems eerily familiar to him, but he ascribes those feelings to the pain and his fever.
  • Yesterday it was summer, but the strange sudden "stop" has come, eerily, as it always seems to come. Cited from Browning's Heroines, by Ethel Colburn Mayne
  • A visitor who places a hand in the water can see it "glow" eerily in this light.
  • Inside the house, she was initially shy eerily silent, having been voted at one point as the least important regular housemate.
  • Police have further stated that the circumstances surrounding the case are eerily similar to the three previous unsolved homicides.
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How eerily gets used

Meaning of eerily

  • adverb In an unnatural eery manner
    it was eerily quiet in the chapel