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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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Related Words for supersensual

psychological, metaphysical, spiritual, supernatural, mental, mystic, sensitive, occult, intellectual, clairvoyant, cerebral, immaterial, impressible, impressionable, preternatural, responsive, sensible, sentient, susceptible, unworldly

Examples from the Web for supersensual

Historical Examples of supersensual

  • 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