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supernormal

[soo-per-nawr-muh l]
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adjective
  1. in excess of the normal or average: supernormal faculties; supernormal production.
  2. lying beyond normal or natural powers of comprehension: supernormal intimations.
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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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  • For other supernormal developments that "one stream" might have been music or sports.

  • We had demonstrated clearly that their movement was supernormal.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • Let us establish one supernormal fact and then reach for another.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • The insult stimulates the girl to a supernormal fascination.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Yes, perhaps, but only by attributing to us unknown and supernormal faculties.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces

    Camille Flammarion


British Dictionary definitions for supernormal

supernormal

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