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supersensible

[soo-per-sen-suh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. being above or beyond perception by the senses; beyond the reach of the senses.
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Origin of supersensible

First recorded in 1790–1800; super- + sensible
Related formssu·per·sen·si·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for supersensible

Historical Examples

  • The prophet telling his prophecy is the very Figure of the Supersensible.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • A complete sweep down into the Now is given—the sweep of the supersensible.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • They are supersensible, as is the soul, because they are born purely of emotion.

  • They deny the existence of invisible and supersensible things.

  • We know the sensible as well as the supersensible only through faith.


British Dictionary definitions for supersensible

supersensible

supersensory (ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsərɪ)

adjective
  1. imperceptible to or beyond reach of the senses
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Derived Formssupersensibly, adverb
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