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Definition of "supernormal" [supernormal]

  • Greatly exceeding the normal or average but still obeying natural laws. (adjective)
  • Paranormal. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supernormal" in a sentence
  • "I refer therefore to them as I find them described in the psychology called supernormal; because, from force of circumstances I am compelled to recognize that it is within this psychology that I must now continue the discussion."
  • "_there is a residuum of knowledge displayed_ that can only be called supernormal: the medium taps some source of information not open to ordinary people."
  • "Lovecraft dealt not with the supernatural but with the "supernormal," as Joshi puts it -- the unrealized side of material reality."