Definition of superhuman
superhumanityplay \-hyü-ˈma-nə-tē, -yü-\ noun
superhumanlyplay \-ˈhyü-mən-lē, -ˈyü-\ adverb
superhumannessplay \-mən-nəs\ noun
Examples of superhuman in a Sentence
The character in the film acquires superhuman powers.
It will take a superhuman effort for them to win the championship.
Recent Examples of superhuman from the Web
Young people are especially susceptible to the effects of the meteor, and our story revolves around a small town in Ohio, and the young people who now find themselves with superhuman abilities.
They were joined by inspired constituents to accomplish superhuman feats—not by threats and fear, but by an appeal to their own capacities for greatness.
To me, these people are superhuman; to an organization, they're considered highly effective.
Spider-Man made his debut in 1962, when Peter Parker, a high school science nerd, according to the plot, gained superhuman powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider.
And what could be more tangible than giving stockroom employees superhuman strength?
Here's superhuman @nicolebridgeford turning Tom into Winston. #
His relatively modest numbers hampered his postseason acknowledgments, but Archibald contends those statistics were superhuman considering the defensive attention Kmet garnered.
The new relation network combo was correct 96% of the time, a superhuman score, the researchers report in a paper posted last week on the preprint server arXiv.
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SUPERHUMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superhuman for English Language Learners
: greater than normal human power, size, or ability
SUPERHUMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of superhuman for Students
: going beyond normal human power, size, or ability
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