eldritch
[ el-drich ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 16th century; Scots perhaps related to elf
Synonyms
  • uncanny
  • unearthly
  • weird
  • supernatural
Antonyms
  • natural
Definition
eerie; weird; spooky
Example
The group huddled together as they walked through the old graveyard, noting the eldritch atmosphere.
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