superpersonal

adjective

su·​per·​per·​son·​al ˌsü-pər-ˈpərs-nəl How to pronounce superpersonal (audio)
-ˈpər-sə-nəl
1
: of, relating to, or being a person's most private and intimate concerns : extremely personal
didn't want him sharing any superpersonal information
He's in the middle of opening up about something superpersonal. Rushing off the phone or flitting over to the next conversation could crush his ego … Lisa Lombardi
2
: transcending the personal
To blame some impersonal force, like "sin," for the faults of the world and to expect some superpersonal force, like God, to remedy those faults is to remain passive or even resistant to what we can learn from philosophy and science … Max L. Stackhouse

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of superpersonal was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Superpersonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superpersonal. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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