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superorganic

[ soo-per-awr-gan-ik ]
/ ˌsu pər ɔrˈgæn ɪk /
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adjective Sociology, Anthropology.

of or relating to the structure of cultural elements within society conceived as independent of and superior to the individual members of society.

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Origin of superorganic

OTHER WORDS FROM superorganic

su·per·or·gan·i·cism, nounsu·per·or·gan·i·cist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superorganic

superorganic
/ (ˌsuːpərɔːˈɡænɪk) /

adjective

sociol (no longer widely used) relating to those aspects of a culture that are conceived as being superior to the individual members of the society

Derived forms of superorganic

superorganicism, nounsuperorganicist, noun
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