Origin of eerie
synonym study for eerie
OTHER WORDS FROM eerieee·ri·ly, adverbee·ri·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH eerieaerie, eerie
How to use eerie in a sentence
Faintly we heard the eerie traces of high-pitched whale song, the complicated variation that the males sing, perhaps to warn off other males.
Though this groundbreaking work could lead to better treatments for stroke and other brain injuries, it also opened an eerie gray zone between the living and the dead.
The next day was beautiful, made eerie by the absence of the activity that usually pervades the ﬁrst day of school in any city.
It’s an odd concept, but in Schweblin’s hands, it works, and the result is an eerie, fascinating meditation on privacy, surveillance, and performance.
Yet our first step was taken even earlier, revealed by an eerie homage to the underworld buried within the foothills of Turkey’s Taurus Mountains.An Ancient Site with Human Skulls on Display - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Jo Marchant|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
Yet the eerie echoing of the earlier faux interview in another major media outlet was unsettling for jazz lovers.
Yet there are glimpses of surpassingly eerie dystopian beauty.American Dreams: Did William Gibson’s ‘Neuromancer’ Blueprint Our Reality?|Nathaniel Rich|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An examination of the eerie similarities between Litchfield Prison and Agrestic.Orange Is the New Weeds: The Adventures of Jenji Kohan Across the 8th Dimension|Rich Goldstein, Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus wearing gowns, gloves, goggles and masks imparts an eerie moonwalk sensation as one enters the facility.Caring for Ebola Patients Deeply Scary For Health Care Workers|Kent Sepkowitz|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The music is eerie and disturbing, and it is easy to imagine how revolutionary it sounded in 1983.Punks, UFOs, and Heroin: How ‘Liquid Sky’ Became a Cult Movie|Daniel Genis|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Overhead the rocky walls began to close, the light grew dim, ahead came that eerie glow from the magnetic statue.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
She smiled like one who saw a happy vision, and an eerie expression stole into her face.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
With another eerie howl the machine soared once more and bobbed completely over the cone to the street which must lie beyond it.Star Born|Andre Norton
The eerie scream that came echoing through the ship seemed to lift up every single strand of hair on Thompson's head.Thompson's Cat|Robert Moore Williams
As Barney said, it made him “feel quite solemn-like and eerie to travel through the woods by wather.”Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne