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[soo-per-fiz-i-kuh l] /ˌsu pərˈfɪz ɪ kəl/
above or beyond what is physical; hyperphysical.
Origin of superphysical
First recorded in 1595-1605; super- + physical Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The ego, the superphysical conscious and reasoning entity should rule its material body, its temporary vehicle.

  • Rather do they extend the field of scientific investigation into the superphysical.

    The Way of Initiation Rudolf Steiner
  • So far, beyond my feeling that there was a superphysical something in the house, nothing had occurred.

    Scottish Ghost Stories Elliott O'Donnell
  • The laws that govern the superphysical are not known to us at present.

    Byways of Ghost-Land Elliott O'Donnell
  • There is every conceivable grade of clairvoyant power and some degree of superphysical sensitiveness is becoming rather common.

    Elementary Theosophy L. W. Rogers
  • Let those who doubt this study the superphysical all around them.

    Animal Ghosts Elliott O'Donnell
  • Consequently, I think it quite possible that certain of them, like certain animals, feel the presence of the superphysical.

    Byways of Ghost-Land Elliott O'Donnell
  • And here again, I am inclined to attribute the phenomenon both to the objective and superphysical.

    Ghostly Phenomena Elliot O'Donnell.
  • When I recovered, the dawn was breaking and all evidences of the superphysical had disappeared.

    Byways of Ghost-Land Elliott O'Donnell
  • Neither of the latter had had any previous experience with the superphysical, at which both were more or less inclined to scoff.

    Ghostly Phenomena Elliot O'Donnell.
British Dictionary definitions for superphysical


not explained by the known physical laws and phenomena; supernatural
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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