Examples from the Web for uncanny
Archaeologists have an uncanny ability to ignore the discomforts and channel the time period and the people they're studying.
In an uncanny way, that describes the precise definition of the hipster, when the term first appeared in the American vocabulary.
Another had an uncanny ability to land paving jobs in Southern Nevada.The Cowboy Sheriff of Las Vegas Rides Into ‘Mob Museum’|John L. Smith|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Almost nothing has been touched since the fall of the USSR in 1991, providing an uncanny glimpse behind the Iron Curtain.
And from the side, with the lips and ears elongated, the resemblance is uncanny.‘Breaking Bad’ in the White House: Bryan Cranston as LBJ in 'All the Way'|David Freedlander|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The island was a menace to coasters and bore an uncanny reputation.Pocket Island|Charles Clark Munn
To bestir himself upon the authority of such an uncanny warning seemed rather foolish.Pee-wee Harris on the Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Jordan was immediately sent for, and, notwithstanding his uncanny appearance, Garfield was at once prepossessed in his favor.The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield|Emma Elizabeth Brown
There would be trouble if the young gentleman should come in while the strange, uncanny man was with the young lady.The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 11|Friedrich Spielhagen
In the darkness of the night, far up among the rough, forbidding mountains it was all very weird and uncanny.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs