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Definitions of supernatural

  1. supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. That which exceeds or is outside the usual course of nature. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. That which transcends nature. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Supernaturally. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Being beyond, or exceeding, the power or laws of nature; miraculous. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Being outside, or exceeding, the forces or laws of nature; miraculous. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Above, or exceeding, the powers of nature. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Transcending the forces of nature; miraculous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Being beyond or exceeding the known power or laws of nature; effected by agents, agencies, or in ways which transcend the ordinary; miraculous. The Supernatural, the unseen, mysterious spiritual force or power that everywhere underlies and works in nature, and pre-eminently man. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Exceeding the powers or laws of nature; miraculous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for supernatural

  1. The omen, also, that happened at Amphipolis, has a supernatural character. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. He, no doubt thinking it would be presumptuous on his part to claim any supernatural gift, passed on without complying with her request. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
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