supernormal

adjective su·per·nor·mal \ ˌsü-pər-ˈnȯr-məl \

Definition of supernormal

1 : exceeding the normal or average
2 : being beyond normal human powers : paranormal

supernormality

play \ˌsü-pər-nȯr-ˈma-lə-tē\ noun

supernormally

play \ˌsü-pər-ˈnȯr-mə-lē\ adverb

Examples of supernormal in a Sentence

  1. the little boy pretended to be a comic book hero with supernormal powers

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First Known Use of supernormal

1834

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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supernormal

adjective su·per·nor·mal \ ˌsü-pər-ˈnȯr-məl \

medical Definition of supernormal

1 : exceeding the normal or average
2 : being beyond normal human powers : paranormal

supernormality

play \-nȯr-ˈmal-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties

supernormally

play \-ˈnȯr-mə-lē\ adverb

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