Definitions

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  • adj. With a quality unlike those normal to everyday life, or outside typical human experience.

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Examples

  • Even the black-and-white archival photo on the cover (featuring an eerie/beautiful photo of a young girl who looks like she could be Millan 100 years ago) conjures an otherworldy presence.

    Kristi York Wooten: Fixed on Stars' Paradoxical Pop

  • The lack of any scoring created an almost otherworldy tension.

    The Americans Have Landed

  • And they often remember that and so retain a connection to us otherworldy types.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • A spellbinding tale filled with worldly and otherworldy desires that, quite simply, mesmerizes.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • Meanwhile, The New York Times will have to rewrite their recent Namibian travelogue to include this “dazzling geological display” and “otherworldy landscape.”

    Solar Towers

  • When the paranormal raises its otherworldy head in New York City, the Department of Extraordinary Affairs executes a flawless, stick-the-landing smackdown.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • I love, love, love that Edgeworthia bud and, yes, worthy of otherworldy pursuits.

    Blooms? In January? « Fairegarden

  • If you woke up one morning and discovered you were now a ghoulish otherworldy creature, what kind of ghoulish otherworldly creature would you be? a. Zombie

    eSarcasm: What Kind of a Total Facebook Knob Are You?

  • This particular owl, being both cowled and cosmonautical, has otherworldy resonances yet has the pathos of a victim face down on the side of a road.

    Gary Barwin on Merrill Gilfillan

  • Nonetheless, on a “otherworldy” contemplative level: it does make human sexuality seem incredibly monistic and vulgarly materialistic.

    Death by Homeland Security #3: The Disappeared

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