English to Afrikaans Meaning :: eerie

Eerie :
onheilspellend
- onheilspellend
 

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Adjective(1) suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious(2) inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening

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(1) There was something rather eerie about people turning up unexpectedly around the door and starting to sing.(2) It's the later war scenes, in which there are no scenes of war, that are weird and eerie .(3) Some show York street scenes so deserted that they have an eerie quality.(4) The eerie yellowish glow on the horizon turned out to be vapor lights from a large greenhouse.(5) We move swiftly past riotously colonised rock faces of the cliffs into the eerie green water below the arch.(6) An eerie young boy keeps hanging about outside her Central Park apartment.(7) Amidst floating human and animals corpses, only the sea waves break the eerie silence.(8) The echoes of the last gunshot had died long ago, replaced by an unnatural and eerie silence.(9) They are concerned for elderly neighbours who can be left terrified by the eerie silences on the end of the phone.(10) He hated how his uncle crept up silently on him; it was both eerie and uncanny.(11) The room was dark, except for an eerie glow of green from a weak neon lamp on the ceiling.(12) From somewhere in the emptiness behind us there comes a faint, eerie howl.(13) Dark grayish smoke smothered the scene and the eerie green fire ate away at the hole in front of him.(14) Backstage is strangely eerie , so I go to my dressing-room for some quiet time.(15) The sun was setting and it cast an eerie red glow upon the tan walls of my small room.(16) This chapter has an eerie , sombre feeling which draws their investigation to a close.
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(1) eerie ::
onheilspellend
Synonyms
Adjective
1. uncanny ::
ongelooflike
2. sinister ::
sinistere
3. ghostly ::
spookagtige
4. unnatural ::
onnatuurlike
5. unearthly ::
onaardse
6. supernatural ::
bonatuurlike
7. otherworldly ::
nie van hierdie aarde
8. strange ::
vreemde
9. abnormal ::
abnormale
10. odd ::
vreemd
11. weird ::
vreemd
12. freakish ::
grillig
13. creepy ::
creepy
14. scary ::
skrikwekkend
15. spooky ::
spokerig
16. freaky ::
vreemd
17. frightening ::
skrikwekkende
18. bone-chilling ::
been-koue
19. spine-chilling ::
ruggraat-koue
20. hair-raising ::
hare-verhoging
21. blood-curdling ::
bloedstollende
22. terrifying ::
skrikwekkende
Different Forms
eerie
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