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    uncanny - Dictionary definition and meaning for word uncanny

    (adj) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    Synonyms : eldritch , unearthly , weird
    Example Sentence
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din
    (adj) surpassing the ordinary or normal
    Synonyms : preternatural
    Example Sentence
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel
    • his uncanny sense of direction
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uncanny

un + cann(CAN'T).....something which you CAN'T understand and explain, is always mysterious to you.

Uncanny... un + kahi... kuch unkahi, kuch unsuni batein jo dil mein khauf paida kar de, woh UNCANNY (the supernatural) kehlatien hai.

uncanny=u r nanni(grandmom)...............u r nanni use to tell u uncanny stories of her childhood ehich were very strange and mystrerious.....:)......;)

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UNder CANYon ... is a strange, mysterious.

Uncanny...un + kahi...kuch unkahi, kuch unsuni batein jo dil mein khauf paida kar de woh UNCANNY (supernatural) kehlati hain.

canyon ... is a mysterious place

What is in the can?? It's a mystery.

 Un+granny…i.e something not explainable by granny is mysterious..

It is uncanny that the ‘canny’ is not opposite of ‘uncanny’

CUNNY means something strange and mysterious

Word used in video below:
text: the resemblance is uncanny
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