Adjective(1) suggesting the operation of supernatural influences(2) surpassing the ordinary or normal
(1) Paul had this uncanny ability of making me want to hit him and laugh at the same time.(2) Google's success stems from its uncanny ability to sort useful web pages from dross.(3) But long-running rumours are developing an uncanny knack of coming true at the moment.(4) Davis never failed to draw irony from his uncanny ability to find the right things at the right time.(5) Some people seem to have an uncanny ability to grow personally regardless of their apparent setting.(6) I've seen this person around quite a lot, and seeing them recently, and then the show, was just uncanny !(7) However, I have noticed an uncanny ability to give good luck to those who are gambling.(8) That impresses me but not as much as his uncanny expertise on the topic of game and quiz shows.(9) Humankind possesses this uncanny ability to survive in the face of adversity!(10) He hated how his uncle crept up silently on him; it was both eerie and uncanny .(11) They had uncanny ability to know where each other was on the football ground at any time of the match.(12) The series demonstrated once again that Ferguson has an uncanny knack for turning controversy into lucre.(13) She had the uncanny ability to turn things around in a flash - as if she was flipping over an egg timer.(14) Yet his tongue-in-cheek whimsy has an uncanny knack of transporting you back to the event itself.(15) Right now, if he has, I have an uncanny understanding of why he kisses the ground.(16) It is an uncanny phenomenon; the culture we placed our faith in is hounding our freedoms.
(1) uncanny workmanship :: 不思議な技量
1. eerie ::
2. striking ::
3. weird ::
4. preternatural ::
Different Formsuncannily, uncanny
Word Example from TV Shows
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- That's UNCANNY.
- I know. It's her superpower.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 19
The blue stuff. It's, like, UNCANNY.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12
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