Definición de uncanny en inglés:

uncanny

Saltos de línea: un|canny
Pronunciación: /ʌnˈkani
 
/

adjetivo (uncannier, uncanniest)

Derivativos

uncannily

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It looks uncannily like a black divers' wristwatch.
  • It's just that the live Friday programmes so far have uncannily coincided with a period of having a ‘quiet night in’ at the end of the week.
  • From Montreal, it is a production of an uncannily Beckettian 1890 play by the Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck.

uncanniness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Making Christ into ‘our contemporary’ in this way literally spirits away all of Christ's uncanniness, his queerness.
  • But sepia-toned photos loomed out of the dark: gothic, gallows humor, uncanniness, and the cruelty of the unconscious and of history.
  • The article concludes with a discussion of the uncanniness of this re-emergent form of commodity fetishism.

Origen

late 16th century (originally Scots in the sense 'relating to the occult, malicious'): from un-1 'not' + canny.

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