unearthly


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un·earth·ly

 (ŭn-ûrth′lē)
adj. un·earth·li·er, un·earth·li·est
1. Not of this earth; preternatural; supernatural.
2. Unnaturally strange and frightening. See Synonyms at weird.
3. Ridiculously unreasonable or uncustomary; absurd: called me at an unearthly hour.

un·earth′li·ness n.

unearthly

(ʌnˈɜːθlɪ)
adj
1. ghostly; eerie; weird: unearthly screams.
2. heavenly; sublime: unearthly music.
3. ridiculous or unreasonable (esp in the phrase unearthly hour)
unˈearthliness n

un•earth•ly

(ʌnˈɜrθ li)

adj.
1. seeming not to belong to this earth or world.
2. supernatural; ghostly; weird: an unearthly cry.
3. unreasonable or absurd.
[1605–15]
un•earth′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unearthly - concerned with or affecting the spirit or soulunearthly - concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul; "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"
unworldly - not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
2.unearthly - suggesting the operation of supernatural influencesunearthly - suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters"; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"

unearthly

adjective
1. eerie, strange, supernatural, ghostly, weird, phantom, uncanny, spooky (informal), nightmarish, spectral, eldritch (poetic), preternatural The sound was so serene that it seemed unearthly.
2. unreasonable, ridiculous, absurd, strange, extraordinary, abnormal, unholy (informal), ungodly (informal) They arranged to meet at the unearthly hour of seven in the morning.

unearthly

adjective
1. Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
2. Of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature:
Informal: spooky.
Translations
غَيْر مَعْقول، مُثير للغَضَبمُفْزِع، فَوْق طَبيعي، غامِض
nadpřirozenýnelidský
overnaturligukristelig
földöntúli
óguîlegur, fáránleguryfirnáttúrulegur
neiedomājamsnepiemērotspārdabisksšausmīgs
acayipakıl almazdoğa üstügizemlikorkutucu

unearthly

[ʌnˈɜːθlɪ] ADJ
1. (= otherworldly) [light, sound] → sobrenatural; [beauty] → sobrenatural, de otro mundo
2. (= ungodly) [noise] → tremendo
at some unearthly houra unas horas intempestivas
do you still get up at that unearthly hour?¿todavía te levantas a esas horas (tan intempestivas)?

unearthly

[ʌnˈɜːrθli] adj
(= unnatural) [sight, light, silence, sound] → surnaturel(le)
[hour] → impossible
at some unearthly hour → à une heure impossible

unearthly

adj (= eerie) calmgespenstisch, unheimlich; screamschauerlich, unheimlich; beautyüberirdisch; (inf: = awful) sound, noise, racketschauerlich; at the unearthly hour of 5 o’clock (inf)zu nachtschlafender Stunde um 5 Uhr

unearthly

[ʌnˈɜːθlɪ] adj (eerie, brightness) → innaturale; (noise, sound) → spettrale
unearthly hour (fam) → ora impossibile

unearthly

(anˈəːθli) adjective
1. supernatural, mysterious or frightening. an unearthly sight.
2. outrageous or unreasonable. He telephoned at the unearthly (= very early) hour of 6.30 a.m.
References in classic literature ?
she shrieked, and again he heard that unearthly scream.
The sailing- ship, with her unthrobbing body, seemed to lead mysteriously a sort of unearthly existence, bordering upon the magic of the invisible forces, sustained by the inspiration of life-giving and death- dealing winds.
In the mythology of the savage, these mountains were afterwards considered sacred and inaccessible, full of unearthly wonders, illuminated at lofty heights by the blaze of precious stones, and inhabited by deities, who sometimes shrouded themselves in the snowstorm and came down on the lower world.
Maybe I understood because I saw her in that early hour of the morning when even the stony Memnon sings, in that mystical light of the young day when divine exiled things, condemned to rough bondage through the noon, are for a short magical hour their own celestial selves, their unearthly glory as yet unhidden by any earthly disguise.
In that unearthly illumination he saw near him, but apparently in the air at a considerable elevation, the figure of his wife, clad in her night-clothing and holding to her breast the figure of his child.
Here I found some young onions, a couple of gladiolus bulbs, and a quantity of immature carrots, all of which I secured, and, scrambling over a ruined wall, went on my way through scarlet and crimson trees towards Kew-- it was like walking through an avenue of gigantic blood drops--possessed with two ideas: to get more food, and to limp, as soon and as far as my strength permitted, out of this accursed unearthly region of the pit.
Such, father, is not (now) my theme - I will not madly deem that power Of Earth may shrive me of the sin Unearthly pride hath revell'd in - I have no time to dote or dream: You call it hope - that fire of fire
We prowled around for sheer delight over being there at an unearthly hour when everybody supposed we were sound asleep in our beds.
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
In the gap between the parted curtains there was a new light shining; not the dim gray twilight of Nature, but a pure and starry radiance, a pale, unearthly light.
Through all his unearthly tattooings, I thought I saw the traces of a simple honest heart; and in his large, deep eyes, fiery black and bold, there seemed tokens of a spirit that would dare a thousand devils.
At last, when the ship drew near to the outskirts, as it were, of the Equatorial fishing-ground, and in the deep darkness that goes before the dawn, was sailing by a cluster of rocky islets; the watch --then headed by Flask --was startled by a cry so plaintively wild and unearthly --like half-articulated wailings of the ghosts of all Herod's murdered Innocents --that one and all, they started from their reveries, and for the space of some moments stood, or sat, or leaned all transfixedly listening, like the carved Roman slave, while that wild cry remained within hearing.