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supersensual

[soo-per-sen-shoo-uh l]
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adjective
  1. beyond the range of the senses.
  2. spiritual.
  3. extremely sensual.
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Origin of supersensual

First recorded in 1675–85; super- + sensual
Related formssu·per·sen·su·al·ism, nounsu·per·sen·su·al·ist, nounsu·per·sen·su·al·is·tic, adjectivesu·per·sen·su·al·i·ty, nounsu·per·sen·su·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for supersensual

Historical Examples

  • If he looked happy, he looked it in his own supersensual way.

    The Creators

    May Sinclair

  • This meditation is the means by which supersensual knowledge is attained.

    The Way of Initiation

    Rudolf Steiner

  • This, then, was the type of Madonna, of the supersensual and sublimated Virgins of Cologne!

    The Cathedral

    Joris-Karl Huysmans

  • It also helped him to formulate a theoretic explanation of his own supersensual vision.

    William Blake

    Charles Gardner

  • Sensual images of various kinds are mixed up in them with supersensual ideas and superstitions.

    The Wonders of Life

    Ernst Haeckel