supernormal

[ soo-per-nawr-muh l ]
/ ˌsu pərˈnɔr məl /

adjective

in excess of the normal or average: supernormal faculties; supernormal production.
lying beyond normal or natural powers of comprehension: supernormal intimations.

Nearby words

  1. supernatural,
  2. supernaturalism,
  3. supernaturality,
  4. supernaturalize,
  5. supernaturally,
  6. supernova,
  7. supernova remnant,
  8. supernumerary,
  9. supernurse,
  10. supernutrient

Origin of supernormal

First recorded in 1865–70; super- + normal

Related formssu·per·nor·mal·i·ty, nounsu·per·nor·mal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for supernormal

supernormal

/ (ˌsuːpəˈnɔːməl) /

adjective

greatly exceeding the normal
Derived Formssupernormality (ˌsuːpənɔːˈmælɪtɪ), nounsupernormally, adverb

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