Examples of paranormal in a Sentence
there are rumors that the old deserted mansion is the site of paranormal activity
Recent Examples of paranormal from the Web
After falling in love with a photographer, Hannah Green Stuart, who claimed to be a clairvoyant, Mumler—neither a Spiritualist nor a believer in paranormal communications—began to reconsider his views.
Includes exclusive access to building, grounds and use of authentic paranormal detection tools.
Wagner and Failing admitted to having experienced a paranormal experience at the Aurora Regional Fire Museum.
Norman’s ability to interact with the paranormal world has made him the school outcast; even his family isn’t keen on his gift (Anna Kendrick is hilarious as Norman’s eye-rolling, sighing teenage sister).
Spooky, paranormal stories are inspired by strangeness in the world around us.
The troupe is led by Professor Andreas Nachtleitter, world-renowned paranormal researcher, investigator of the strange and expert in bizarre history.
But even though the problems afflicting the town aren't paranormal, the dialogue occasionally veers into the realm of the strange.
Tension can persist in the absence of ghosts; students coming back from the dead easily and without any paranormal baggage would still have to negotiate the public response to their reduction of death to a token amusement.
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First Known Use of paranormal
Synonymsmetaphysical, otherworldly, supernatural, preternatural, transcendent, transcendental, unearthly
Related Wordsmystic, mystical, occult, psychic (also psychical), spiritistic, spiritualistic; extrasensory, supersensible, supersensory; celestial, divine, ethereal, heavenly, numinous, spiritual, unworldly
Near Antonymsearthly, mundane
PARANORMAL Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of paranormal
- experiments in paranormal cognition of drawings
- —Psychological Abstracts
paranormallyplay \-ē\ adverb
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