uncannily

[ US /ənˈkænəɫi/ ]
[ UK /ʌnkˈænɪli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. in an uncanny manner
    uncannily human robots
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How To Use uncannily In A Sentence

  • The giant water bug, or Lethocerus indicus, a three-inch-long South Asian insect that looks uncannily like a local cockroach, is just one of the items on the menu of this bug-eating bacchanal.
  • The giant water bug, or Lethocerus indicus, a three-inch-long South Asian insect that looks uncannily like a local cockroach, is just one of the items on the menu of this bug-eating bacchanal.
  • The idea is to reveal how animals can seem uncannily human.
  • He then describes the whole picture, uncannily, a few bursts of colour cluing him into the puzzle. Times, Sunday Times
  • Meanwhile a Russian-Italian team found a much stronger cosmic string candidate in the constellation Corvus: a galaxy split into two uncannily similar and completely undistorted images.
  • The passage from St. Augustine uncannily prefigures the couplet of Hafiz which I quoted above.
  • Unlike the antisemite, the “a-semite” does not deny humanity to the Jew or call for hatred of him, but presents him as an Other, sometimes exotically enticing, sometimes uncannily repugnant, who is not entirely assimilable to France. Charlotte Wardi.
  • The film does not purport to be a documentary, but its depiction of the events of January 30 1972 is uncannily accurate.
  • Uncannily, Wakefield ‘had contrived, or rather he had happened, to dissever himself from the world - to vanish - to give up his place and privileges with living men, without being admitted among the dead’.
  • He was unapproachable, sometimes rude, always sarcastic, but it was also clear that he was uncannily observant.
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