supernal

adjective su·per·nal \ su̇-ˈpər-nᵊl \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of supernal

1 a : being or coming from on high
b : heavenly, ethereal
  • supernal melodies
c : superlatively good
  • supernal trumpet playing
2 : located in or belonging to the sky

supernally

play \su̇-ˈpər-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 Middle French supernel, from Latin supernus, from super over, above — more at over



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