eerie

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of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature

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suggestive of the supernatural

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inspiring a feeling of fear

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The Swedish vampire movie "Let the Right One In" is an atmospheric chiller about a eerie 12-year-old boy and his eerier girl next door.
The printed version of the poem carries a distinct sense of white supremacist hate, but the audio version of the poem invokes an even eerier effect as Smith incorporates minor yet convincing aspects of her figure's possible character traits.
What perhaps makes the hamlet eerier is the fact that some of its houses are not completely destroyed.
Some of the eerier music of the Requiem and Atmospheres (as well as a passage from the 1966 Lux aeterna) was used by Stanley Kubrick in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), winning the composer a whole new audience.
The effect of viewing some 126 displays from American, Canadian, and European museums is an almost eerier resonance between past and present not discernible even through close reading of Greek literature.
Thus the substitution of direct graphic scenes of human degradation in bondage with the depiction of the much more horrible psychic deformation in the human soul has an even stronger, eerier effect because the ghosts of the past incur more dangerous, long-standing damage upon the individual's psyche.
Maybe it is the snow, maybe the desolation of the place, but it seems eerier now than during my earlier visit.
Perhaps eerier than the life after death experience, is the fact that they taped her eyes shut and plugged her ears for the operation.
It is pretty much the same sound, but with a slightly eerier feel.
Whether one is trying to seize political power or to reminisce about youthful indiscretions, sleep can represent either the vulnerable lure of oblivion or the eerier attractions of seizing control over one's circumstances.