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supersensible

[soo-per-sen-suh-buh l] /ˌsu pərˈsɛn sə bəl/
adjective
1.
being above or beyond perception by the senses; beyond the reach of the senses.
Origin of supersensible
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; super- + sensible
Related forms
supersensibly, adverb
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  • A complete sweep down into the Now is given—the sweep of the supersensible.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • The prophet telling his prophecy is the very Figure of the supersensible.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • They are supersensible, as is the soul, because they are born purely of emotion.

  • They deny the existence of invisible and supersensible things.

  • We know the sensible as well as the supersensible only through faith.

  • For perception can have no conversancy about the absolute since it is supersensible.

    The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha Madhava Acharya
  • They had no knowledge of the supersensible, no suspicion of the ideal.

  • That there is such a supersensible substance, and that the human mind has such hitherto unknown powers, is not easy to admit.

  • So Homer makes the Hero transcend life as it were, during life; and extend his wanderings into the supersensible world.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • We feel in these dark Cimmerian limits his wrestle to pass over to the supersensible by thought.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
British Dictionary definitions for supersensible

supersensible

/ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsɪbəl/
adjective
1.
imperceptible to or beyond reach of the senses
Derived Forms
supersensibly, adverb
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