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Dictionary definition for: Uncanny

1. (s) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an eldritch screech" "the three weird sisters" "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light" "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew pierc

2. (s) beyond what is natural; "his uncanny sense of direction" (`unco" is chiefly Scottish)

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