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paranormal

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adjective para·nor·mal \ˌpa-rə-ˈnȯr-məl, ˈpa-rə-ˌ\

Simple Definition of paranormal

  • : very strange and not able to be explained by what scientists know about nature and the world

Full Definition of paranormal

  1. :  not scientifically explainable :  supernatural

paranormal noun
para·nor·mal·i·ty play \ˌpa-rə-ˌnȯr-ˈma-lə-tē\ noun
para·nor·mal·ly play \-ˈnȯr-mə-lē\ adverb

Examples of paranormal

  1. <there are rumors that the old deserted mansion is the site of paranormal activity>



Circa 1920

First Known Use of paranormal

circa 1920


Medical Dictionary

paranormal

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adjective para·nor·mal \ˌpar-ə-ˈnȯr-məl\

Medical Definition of paranormal

  1. :  not understandable in terms of known scientific laws and phenomena <experiments in paranormal cognition of drawings—Psychological Abstracts>

  2. para·nor·mal·ly \-ē\play adverb





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