[ soo-per-nach-er-uh-lahyz, -nach-ruh-lahyz ]
/ ˌsu pərˈnætʃ ər əˌlaɪz, -ˈnætʃ rəˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), su·per·nat·u·ral·ized, su·per·nat·u·ral·iz·ing.
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What Is It Called When A Person Is “Speaking In Tongues?”A person who has what is known as “the gift of tongues” is usually in the midst of religious ecstasy, trance, or delirium. The speaker — and often witnesses too — believe that they are being possessed by a supernatural spirit or channeling the language of a deity or divine being, although the words are incomprehensible otherwise. Experts call this phenomenon glossolalia, a Greek compound of the words …
Also especially British, su·per·nat·u·ral·ise.
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