Eerie and Sinister


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Eerie adjective – Fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic.
Sinister is a synonym for eerie in uncanny topic. In some cases you can use "Sinister" instead an adjective "Eerie", when it comes to topics like grim, macabre.
Nearby Word: eerily
Synonyms for Eerie


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Sinister adjective – Being or showing a sign of evil or calamity to come.
Eerie is a synonym for sinister in grim topic. You can use "Eerie" instead an adjective "Sinister", if it concerns topics such as menacing, uncanny, macabre.
Synonyms for Sinister

Things that words describes

manner eerie manner sinister manner
look eerie look sinister look
nature eerie nature sinister nature
shadow eerie shadow sinister shadow
Other nouns: turn, way, figure, example, tone, atmosphere, light, variation, music, black, version, smile, eyes, vibe.

Both words in one sentence

  • Cold Sniper To tell them apart, check out if the character is portrayed as evil or eerie/sinister - or at least it is shown that those aspects of the job have an adverse and/or dehumanizing impact on their psyche.
    Source: Cold Sniper
  • Surprizingly for a Touhou game, this one has an eerie and sinister atmosphere fitting for the apocalyptic events taking place and perfectly depicts the darker side of Gensokyo which is so rarely explored in most games.
  • Evil Is Cool He's a sinister-looking and eerie ghostly dragon Shakespearean actor.
    Source: Evil Is Cool
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