uncanny

If something is uncanny, it is so mysterious, strange, or unfamiliar that it seems supernatural. If you hear strange music echoing through your attic, you might refer to it as positively uncanny.

You can also use uncanny to refer to something that is so remarkable that it is beyond what is natural: as in "uncanny abilities." This adjective was formed in English from the prefix un- "not" and canny "fortunate, safe." The current meaning of English canny is "careful and clever, especially in handling money."

DEFINITIONS OF: uncanny

1

adj surpassing the ordinary or normal

“his uncanny sense of direction”
Synonyms:
preternatural
extraordinary
beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

adj suggesting the operation of supernatural influences

“"stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy”
Synonyms:
eldritch, unearthly, weird
supernatural
not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
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