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superlunary

[ soo-per-loo-nuh-ree ]
/ ˌsu pərˈlu nə ri /
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adjective

situated above or beyond the moon.
celestial, rather than earthly.

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Often su·per·lu·nar .

Origin of superlunary

First recorded in 1605–15; super- + (sub)lunary
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Example sentences from the Web for superlunary

  • The rider seemed to be making a face, intended to express the most abstract philosophy possible, and superlunary contemplation.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • It is true merely as far as the sublunary Percepta; but as to the superlunary or celestial it is the reverse of truth.

    Aristotle|George Grote
  • The natural result of this habit of ascending to a superlunary home, was the loss of an exact sense of how she was behaving below.

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