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[soo-per-sen-suh-buh l]
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  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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Related Words for supersensible

abnormal, celestial, concealed, dark, extramundane, fabulous, fairy, ghostly, heavenly, hidden, impenetrable, invisible, legendary, metaphysical, miraculous, mystic, mythical, mythological, numinous, obscure

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Historical Examples of supersensible

  • 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


supersensory (ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsərɪ)

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