He adjective creepy is used to qualify what creepy : that is shudders, horrifies or causes fright . The creepy generates chills and bristles the skin.
For example: "The Islamist terrorists unveiled a spooky video in which you can see how they decapitate three men who had kidnapped", "The Nigerian footballer suffered a spooky injury in the game last night", "A spooky earthquake caused thousands of deaths in the Central American country".
Therefore, they are synonymous with the spooky word from terrifying to horrifying, frightening, frightening, shocking, chilling, horrible or overwhelming, for example. On the contrary, among its antonyms we can highlight comforting, kind, reassuring, hopeful ...
Something is creepy when it produces fear or embarrassment . In general the situations or images that terrify They are qualified in this way. Many horror movies, to name a case, present scenes that are mentioned as creepy by viewers or critics due to their characteristics (since they are extremely bloody, morbid, etc.).
In horror movies there are many scenes that are spooky. However, experts in this type of movies have determined that among the most important in history are some like these:
-The bloody presence of Carrie at the high school party in the film that bears the title of the protagonist and that is an adaptation of the homonymous book by Stephen King. Film directed by Brian de Palma and released in 1975.
-The scene in which the character played by Belén Rueda plays with the supernatural beings "One, two, three touches the wall" in the movie "The orphanage" (2007), directed by J. A. Bayona.
-The distressing wait for the character of José Luis López Vázquez in “La cabin” (1972), by Antonio Mercero.
There are natural phenomena They are also marked as creepy because people can't do too much to protect themselves. A earthquake or a hurricane they become creepy when they destroy homes and infrastructure and leave fatalities as balance.
In the media the use of this adjective is frequent. Some crimes They receive this qualification when those responsible are especially cruel or when the victims were defenseless. The murder of a newborn baby is undoubtedly a horrifying fact, as is the group rape of a 90-year-old woman.
“The creepy doctor Bíchez” Finally, it is the title of a comic that is part of the series "Mortadelo and Filemon" . Created by the Spanish Francisco Ibáñez , this comic was published in 1998 .
In the same way, we cannot ignore the existence of works that carry in their titles the word that now occupies us. This would be the case of the book "The weird and the spooky", which is written by Mark Fisher and that falls within the category of contemporary philosophy since its author is trying to know the original sources of terror and determine the difference between weird and creepy, among other things.