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Definition of "unearthliness" [unearthliness]

  • The characteristic of being unearthly; ethereal; otherworldly. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unearthliness" in a sentence
  • "To see how the appearance of the lusty hero in the halls of woe can heighten the tragic interest by the sheer force of contrast, we must turn to the 'Alcestis' of Euripides, where the death of Alcestis and the strange conflict of Hercules with Death is treated with just that touch of mystery and unearthliness which is absent from the libretto which Gluck was called upon to set."
  • "Clary had seen some of the fey before at Magnuss party and had been struck by both their cold beauty and a certain wild unearthliness they possessed even when they were dancing and drinking."
  • "The strangeness of what we were about to do, the unearthliness of it, overwhelmed me."
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