unearthly


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concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul

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suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

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We prowled around for sheer delight over being there at an unearthly hour when everybody supposed we were sound asleep in our beds.
And when the bright goddess had fully clothed herself, she stood by the couch, and her head reached to the well-hewn roof-tree; from her cheeks shone unearthly beauty such as belongs to rich-crowned Cytherea.
can never rob you of my heart's unalterable fidelity, of my soul's unearthly devotion.
It may be predestination," suggested Anne, with unearthly solemnity.
An appalling unearthly report followed instantly, such as can be compared to nothing whatever known, not even to the roar of thunder, or the blast of volcanic explosions
I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.
The old man turned me out at an unearthly hour this morning, and in Sheringham all the shops were closed.
she shrieked, and again he heard that unearthly scream.
He approached; his countenance bespoke bitter anguish, combined with disdain and malignity, while its unearthly ugliness rendered it almost too horrible for human eyes.
Funny, ain't it, you come home so dead tired every night, an' yet any night in the week you can get out an' dance unearthly hours.
He looked at me with an unearthly quiet in his face.
The unearthly quiet of his face had changed to an unearthly sorrow.
The figure was tall and thin, and the countenance expressive of care and anxiety; but there was something in the hue of the skin, and gaunt and unearthly appearance of the whole form, which no being of this world was ever seen to wear.
If you're not familiar with Cat's phenomenal exuberance at unearthly hours of the morning on Heart, let 's just say she makes Chris Evans seem like a manic depressive.
Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction BBC Two, 9.