Definition of eeriness in US English:

eeriness

noun

  • See eerie

    • ‘But, today there was just this eeriness about the place that I could not explain and office space was being given away for $0.50 per square foot.’
    • ‘I'm thinking of the score Philip Glass did for Dracula and how it brought the film to a whole new level of eeriness, an emotional impact that I don't think it ever achieved before that.’
    • ‘This location's far back from the main road, so it's deathly quiet, which only adds to the general eeriness.’
    • ‘A high school graduation dance displays an eeriness that makes me thankful I never have to step foot inside a classroom ever again.’
    • ‘There was an aura of strangeness around the set, a sort of quiet eeriness to it all.’

Pronunciation

eeriness

/ˈɪrinəs//ˈirēnəs/