(UK dialectal) Careless.
(psychology, psychoanalysis, Freud) Simultaneously familiar and foreign, often uncomfortably so; translation of Freud's German unheimlich ("no longer secret").
Other Word Forms of Uncanny
Origin of Uncanny
From un- +"Ž canny; thus “beyond one's ken," or outside one's familiar knowledge or perceptions.
un– canny fortunate, safe (obsolete)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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