Synonyms of uncanny in English:



  • 1 all the clocks had stopped and the silence was uncanny
    eerie, unnatural, preternatural, supernatural, unearthly, other-worldly, unreal, ghostly, mysterious, strange, abnormal, odd, curious, queer, weird, bizarre, freakish; Scottisheldritch
    informal creepy, spooky, freaky
    British informal rum
    North American informal bizarro
    [Antonyms] ordinary normal
  • 2 there was an uncanny resemblance between the two pictures
    striking, remarkable, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, out of the way, unusual, exceptional, astounding, astonishing, incredible, conspicuous, noteworthy, notable, considerable, distinctive, arresting
    [Antonyms] unremarkable run-of-the-mill
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