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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. suggesting the operation of supernatural influences;
- Example: "an eldritch screech"
- Example: "the three weird sisters"
- Example: "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
- Example: "an unearthly light"
- Example: "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
[syn: eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eldritch \El"dritch\, a. Hideous; ghastly; as, an eldritch shriek or laugh. [Local, Eng.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eldritch adj 1: 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 [syn: eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthly]