creepy

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creepy

mod. eerie; frightening. I have this creepy feeling that someone is just this very moment reading something that I wrote.
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Appearing in the journal "New Ideas in Psychology", the research suggests that males are more likely to be perceived as creepy than females with some jobs more strongly linked to creepiness than others.
This horror story is very light on blood and gore, instead relying on an intense creepiness that compels the reader to solve the ghostly mystery of Hysteria Hall.
Disturbing creepiness finally gives way to sinister boogeyman superstition.
Hogan's writing style echoes the creepiness of his main character.
What do you get when you combine the dysfunctional politics of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, the creepiness of The X-Files, and the cheerful banality of Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon?
A strong cast of Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer and Roger Allam adds to the creepiness.
Inside No 9 BBC2, 10pm More creepiness from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith.
According to the Daily Star, fans quickly pointed out the unintended creepiness of his message, prompting the Real Madrid ace to quickly delete it.
The uphill courtship is affable enough, despite the obvious creepiness factor, but lacks a compelling enough hook to seduce a significant release beyond its native Canada.
Both Glyph and The Hollow prod at class and race issues in the South through a miasma of gothic creepiness.
Overall, they add to the air of mystery and creepiness with which Anastasopoulos imbues his prose.
But to us, the ads are reaching the point not just of annoyance, but distraction, even creepiness.
The French drama oozes with creepiness from the doctor being stalked by a mysterious young boy to the parents faced with the return of their dearly departed daughter.
Besides the pacing, Ravenhill Asylum has an increasing push of creepiness as well as the social aspect.
The musical is the brainchild of producer Tim Flaherty who wanted to remove the creepiness of it by making the show funny.