supernal

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adjective su·per·nal \su̇-ˈpər-nəl\

Definition of supernal

  1. 1a :  being or coming from on highb :  heavenly, ethereal <supernal melodies>c :  superlatively good <supernal trumpet playing>

  2. 2 :  located in or belonging to the sky

supernally

play \-nəl-ē\ adverb

Examples of supernal in a sentence

  1. <an absolutely supernal performance of the concerto by a 16-year old prodigy>

  2. <a couple enjoying the supernal joys of parenthood for the first time>

Origin and Etymology of supernal

Middle English, from Medieval French supernel, from Latin supernus, from super over, above — more at over


First Known Use: 15th century



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