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The word ‘eerie' is usually used in relation to feelings or something you can sense, such as noise, environment, atmosphere, etc. Something that to experience would send a chill up your spine and make you feel nervous or unsettled, even if you could not exactly explain why.
It was a horrible, eerie feeling walking along that dark path last night, especially as it was so foggy.
Usually the park is full of people, but this morning it was eerily calm.
The eeriness of that place made me feel uneasy, and I had no wish to linger.