supernatural


su·per·nat·u·ral

adjective \ˌsü-pər-ˈna-chə-rəl, -ˈnach-rəl\

: unable to be explained by science or the laws of nature : of, relating to, or seeming to come from magic, a god, etc.

Full Definition of SUPERNATURAL

1
:  of or relating to an order of existence beyond the visible observable universe; especially :  of or relating to God or a god, demigod, spirit, or devil
2
a :  departing from what is usual or normal especially so as to appear to transcend the laws of nature
b :  attributed to an invisible agent (as a ghost or spirit)
supernatural noun
su·per·nat·u·ral·ly \-ˈna-chər-ə-lē, -ˈnach-rə-, -ˈna-chər-lē\ adverb
su·per·nat·u·ral·ness noun

Examples of SUPERNATURAL

  1. <believes in ghosts, guardian angels, and other supernatural beings>
  2. <he seems to read books with supernatural speed>

Origin of SUPERNATURAL

Middle English, from Medieval Latin supernaturalis, from Latin super- + natura nature
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

Rhymes with SUPERNATURAL

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