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    unearthly

    unearthly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word unearthly

    Definition
    (adj) concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
    Synonyms : spiritual
    Example Sentence
    • a spiritual approach to life
    • spiritual fulfillment
    • spiritual values
    • unearthly love
    Definition
    (adj) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    Synonyms : eldritch , uncanny , 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unearthly

unearthly - un+earthly, something that is not on earth is supernatural...

Unearthly has opposing meanings. It can refer to divinity, as well as to the ghostly.

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