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Definition of "supersensible" [su•per•sen•si•ble]

  • Beyond or above perception by the senses. (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 "supersensible" in a sentence
  • "Like other "supersensible" categories, capital haunts the empirically observable process of commodity circulation - a social spectre with no body of its own. 1 Marx describes a plausible empiricist reaction from the perspective of commodity circulation to capital's apparently mysterious, occult qualities:"
  • "It is for this reason that Marx describes it as a "supersensible" property - something whose existence can be intuited by reason, but which is not immediately accessible to synchronic sense-perception alone."
  • "This is the realm of the "supersensible" categories of value and abstract labour."