Supernatural and Uncanny


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Supernatural adjective – Being so extraordinary or abnormal as to suggest powers which violate the laws of nature.
Usage example: he seems to read books with supernatural speed

Uncanny is a synonym for supernatural in mysterious topic. In some cases you can use "Uncanny" instead an adjective "Supernatural", when it comes to topics like weird, inexplicable, strange. popular alternative
Synonyms for Supernatural


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Uncanny adjective – Being beyond one's powers to know, understand, or explain.
Usage example: a number of uncanny parallels in the lives of the twins who had been separated at birth

Supernatural is a synonym for uncanny in unusual topic. You can use "Supernatural" instead an adjective "Uncanny", if it concerns topics such as weird, eerie, strange. popular alternative
Nearby Word: uncannily
Synonyms for Uncanny

Things that words describes

sense supernatural sense uncanny sense
ability supernatural ability uncanny ability
help supernatural help uncanny help
power supernatural power uncanny power
Other nouns: race, luck, influence, events, skills, powers, abilities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / Appalachia Ghost Story: Tales of the strange, uncanny, and supernatural are a cornerstone of Appalachian folklore.
  • The Weird Sisters As the word was not widely known then, it were the very "Weird Sisters" of Holinshed and Shakespeare that led to the word being re-interpreted as "uncanny", "supernatural".
  • Literature / The Midwich Cuckoos Super Intelligence Supernatural Gold Eyes: When born, the alien babies seem human except for their uncanny gold eyes.
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