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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. 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
  3. Being beyond, or exceeding, the power or laws of nature; miraculous. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Being outside, or exceeding, the forces or laws of nature; miraculous. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. That which exceeds or is outside the usual course of nature. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Supernaturally. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Being beyond or exceeding the powers or laws of nature; not occurring through the operation of merely physical laws, but by an agency above and separate from these. It is stronger than preternatural, and is often equivalent to miraculous. "No man can give any rational account how it is possible that such a general flood should come by any natural means. And if it be supernatural, that grants the thing I am proving, namely, such a Supreme Being as can alter the course of nature."-Bp. Wilkins. "Cures wrought by medicines are natural operations; but the miraculous ones wrought by Christ and his apostles were supernatural."-Boyle. -THE SUPERNATURAL, that which is above or beyond the established course or laws of nature: that which transcends nature: supernatural agencies, influence, phenomena, and so forth; as, to laugh at a belief in the supernatural. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  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. That which transcends nature. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Supernaturalness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. 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.
  13. Exceeding the powers or laws of nature; miraculous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. s[=u]-p[.e]r-nat'[=u]-ral, adj. above or beyond the powers of nature: not according to the usual course of nature: miraculous: spiritual.--v.t. SUPERNAT'URALISE, to bring into the supernatural sphere.--ns. SUPERNAT'URALISM, the belief in the influence of the supernatural in the world; SUPERNAT'URALIST, a believer in the supernatural.--adj. of or pertaining to the supernatural.--adj. SUPERNATURALIST'IC.--adv. SUPERNAT'URALLY.--n. SUPERNAT'URALNESS. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
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