Definitions for unearthlyʌnˈɜrθ li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•earth•lyʌnˈɜrθ li(adj.)

  1. seeming not to belong to this earth or world.

  2. supernatural; ghostly; weird:

    an unearthly cry.

  3. unreasonable or absurd.

Origin of unearthly:

1605–15

un•earth′li•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spiritual, unearthly(adj)

    concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul

    "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"

  2. eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthly(adj)

    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 piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley

Wiktionary

  1. unearthly(Adjective)

    Not of the earth.

  2. unearthly(Adjective)

    Non-terrestrial.

  3. unearthly(Adjective)

    Preternatural or supernatural.

  4. unearthly(Adjective)

    Strange, enigmatic, or mysterious.

  5. unearthly(Adjective)

    Ideal beyond the mundane.

  6. unearthly(Adjective)

    Ridiculous, ludicrous, or outrageous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unearthly(adj)

    not terrestrial; supernatural; preternatural; hence, weird; appalling; terrific; as, an unearthly sight or sound

Freebase

  1. Unearthly

    Unearthly is a series of young-adult urban fantasy novels by American author Cynthia Hand, beginning with the inaugural entry of the same name. The story follows a teenager named Clara, who learns that she is part angel and has a purpose to fulfill on Earth. While seeking answers about her role, Clara encounters friends, enemies, and romantic interests amidst her journey.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

unearthly(adjective)

supernatural, mysterious or frightening

an unearthly sight.

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