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LampPro Tip 1/3
Mystery ElementPlay
Use 'uncanny' when something is so strange it almost seems supernatural. SlideShe felt an uncanny chill pass through the room.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not NegativePlay
'Uncanny' can be positive when describing a remarkable skill or talent. SlideHe's got an uncanny skill at chess.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Unsettling FeelingPlay
Use 'uncanny' for things that unsettle you because they are hard to explain. SlideIt was an uncanny feeling seeing the abandoned town.