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su·per·nat·u·ral

 (so͞o′pər-năch′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to existence outside the natural world.
2. Attributed to a power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
3. Of or relating to a deity.
4. Of or relating to the immediate exercise of divine power; miraculous.
5. Of or relating to the miraculous.
n.
That which is supernatural.

su′per·nat′u·ral·ly adv.
su′per·nat′u·ral·ness n.

supernatural

(ˌsuːpəˈnætʃrəl; -ˈnætʃərəl)
adj
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) of or relating to things that cannot be explained according to natural laws
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) characteristic of or caused by or as if by a god; miraculous
3. (Alternative Belief Systems) of, involving, or ascribed to occult beings
4. exceeding the ordinary; abnormal
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the supernatural supernatural forces, occurrences, and beings collectively or their realm
ˌsuperˈnaturally adv
ˌsuperˈnaturalness n

su•per•nat•u•ral

(ˌsu pərˈnætʃ ər əl, -ˈnætʃ rəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or being above or beyond what is natural or explainable by natural law.
2. pertaining to or attributed to God or a deity.
3. preternatural.
4. pertaining to or attributed to ghosts, goblins, or other unearthly beings; eerie; occult.
n.
5. a being, object, occurrence, etc., considered as supernatural or of supernatural origin.
6. the supernatural,
a. supernatural beings, behavior, and occurrences collectively.
b. supernatural forces and the supernatural plane of existence.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin supernātūrālis. See super-, natural]
su`per•nat′u•ral•ly, adv.
su`per•nat′u•ral•ness, n.
syn: See miraculous.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supernatural - supernatural forces and events and beings collectivelysupernatural - supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"
causal agency, causal agent, cause - any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
spiritual being, supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
theurgy - the effect of supernatural or divine intervention in human affairs
destiny, fate - the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of destiny"
Adj.1.supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
unreal - lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news"
natural - existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation"

supernatural

adjective paranormal, mysterious, unearthly, uncanny, dark, hidden, ghostly, psychic, phantom, abnormal, mystic, miraculous, unnatural, occult, spectral, preternatural, supranatural evil spirits who looked like humans and possessed supernatural powers
Quotations
"There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio,"
"Than are dreamt of in your philosophy" [William Shakespeare Hamlet]

The Supernatural

People with supernatural powers  archimage, channeller, clairaudient, clairvoyant, conjurer, diviner, dowser, enchanter, enchantress, exorcist, fortune-teller, hag, hex, mage, magician, magus, medium, necromancer, rainmaker, seer, shaman, siren, sorcerer, sorceress, spaewife (Scot.), superhero, thaumaturge, warlock, water diviner, water witch, white witch, witch, witch doctor, witch master, wizard
Supernatural creatures  angel, banshee, brownie, demon, devil, dwarf, dybbuk, elf, fairy, fairy godmother, familiar, fay, genie, ghost, ghoul, giant, gnome, goblin, god or goddess, golem, gremlin, guardian angel, hobgoblin, imp, incubus, jinni, jinnee, djinni, or djinny, kachina, kelpie, lamia, leprechaun, little people or folk, monster, ogre, peri, phantom, pixie, poltergeist, sandman, selkie or silkie (Scot.), spectre, sprite, succubus, sylph, troll, vampire, werewolf or lycanthrope, wraith, zombie or zombi
Supernatural terms  abracadabra, amulet, apport, aura, black magic or the Black Art, charm, clairaudience, clairvoyance, cryptaesthesia, curse, divination, ectoplasm, evil eye, exorcism, extrasensory perception or ESP, fate, fetish, grigri, gris-gris, or greegree, grimoire, hex, hoodoo, incantation, invultuation, Indian sign, jinx, juju, kismet, levitation, magic circle, magic spell, magic wand, mojo, necromancy, obi or obeah, Ouija (trademark), parapsychology, pentagram, philtre, portent, possession, premonition, reincarnation, rune, seance or séance, second sight, sigil, sixth sense, spell, talisman, talking in tongues, xenoglossia, or xenoglossy, telaesthesia, telegnosis, telekinesis or psychokinesis, telepathy, voodoo, wand, white magic, witching hour

supernatural

adjective
1. Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
2. Greatly exceeding or departing from the normal course of nature:
Translations
خَارِقٌ لِلْطَبِيعَةفَوق ْ طبيعي، خارِق
nadpřirozený
overnaturlig
yliluonnollinen
natprirodan
természetfölötti
yfirnáttúrulegur
超自然の
초자연의
antgamtinis
pārdabisks
nadnaraven
övernaturlig
เหนือธรรมชาติ
doğa üstüdoğaüstü
siêu tự nhiên

supernatural

[ˌsuːpəˈnætʃərəl]
A. ADJsobrenatural
B. N the supernaturallo sobrenatural

supernatural

[ˌsuːpərˈnætʃərəl]
adj [powers, being, forces, strength] → surnaturel(le)
n
the supernatural → le surnaturel

supernatural

adjübernatürlich; the supernatural worlddie Welt des Übernatürlichen
n the supernaturaldas Übernatürliche

supernatural

[ˌsuːpəˈnætʃrl] adj & nsoprannaturale (m)

supernatural

(suːpəˈnӕtʃərəl) adjective
(of eg matters concerning ghosts etc) beyond what is natural or physically possible. supernatural happenings; a creature of supernatural strength.

supernatural

خَارِقٌ لِلْطَبِيعَة nadpřirozený overnaturlig übernatürlich υπερφυσικός sobrenatural yliluonnollinen surnaturel natprirodan soprannaturale 超自然の 초자연의 bovennatuurlijk overnaturlig nadprzyrodzony sobrenatural сверхъестественный övernaturlig เหนือธรรมชาติ doğaüstü siêu tự nhiên 超自然的

supernatural

a. sobrenatural.
References in classic literature ?
He kept up in war the same idea of mysterious and supernatural power.
Surely some supernatural power must have struck upwards the barrels of the Carabineers' rifles, for they missed us by yards.
She wondered within herself at the strength that seemed to be come upon her; for she felt the weight of her boy as if it had been a feather, and every flutter of fear seemed to increase the supernatural power that bore her on, while from her pale lips burst forth, in frequent ejaculations, the prayer to a Friend above--"Lord, help
Hither the Hurons had brought most of their valuables, especially those which more particularly pertained to the nation; and hither, as it now appeared, the sick woman, who was believed to be the victim of supernatural power, had been transported also, under an impression that her tormentor would find more difficulty in making his assaults through walls of stone than through the leafy coverings of the lodges.
The one placed its whole dependence on the exercise of a supernatural power, and was held in greater veneration than their practice could at all justify ; but the other was really endowed with great skill in the ordinary complaints of the human body, and was more particularly, as Natty had intimated, “curous” in cuts and bruises.
She was about to give up her work at the hatch when the heavy wooden cover suddenly commenced to move above her as though actuated by some supernatural power.
Unable to penetrate to the secret place of his soul where his motives lay hidden, he believed that a supernatural voice had called him onward, and that a supernatural power had obstructed his retreat.
he said slowly, gasping, as if the words had been torn out of him by a supernatural power.
Every European vessel brought new cargoes of the sect, eager to testify against the oppression which they hoped to share; and when shipmasters were restrained by heavy fines from affording them passage, they made long and circuitous journeys through the Indian country, and appeared in the province as if conveyed by a supernatural power.
Sir Nathaniel realised that Adam was right; the White Worm had no supernatural powers and could not harm them until she discovered their hiding place.
He no longer doubted the almost supernatural powers of the Angel of Music, in this domain of the Opera in which he had set up his empire.
When he leaped upon the mighty carcass, and gave voice to the weird challenge with which he announced a great victory, the blacks shrank back in fear, for to them it marked the brutal Bolgani, whom they feared fully as much as they feared Numa, the lion; but with a fear with which was mixed a certain uncanny awe of the manlike thing to which they attributed supernatural powers.