paranormal


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par·a·nor·mal

 (păr′ə-nôr′məl)
adj.
Beyond the range of normal experience or scientific explanation: such paranormal phenomena as telepathy; a medium's paranormal powers.

par′a·nor·mal′i·ty (-nôr-măl′ĭ-tē) n.
par′a·nor′mal·ly adv.

paranormal

(ˌpærəˈnɔːməl)
adj
1. (Psychology) beyond normal explanation
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) beyond normal explanation
n
3. (Psychology) the paranormal paranormal happenings generally
4. (Alternative Belief Systems) the paranormal paranormal happenings generally

par•a•nor•mal

(ˌpær əˈnɔr məl)

adj.
of or pertaining to events or perceptions occurring without scientific explanation, as clairvoyance or extrasensory perception.
[1915–20]
par`a•nor′mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.paranormal - seemingly outside normal sensory channels
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
2.paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
unnatural - not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death"
extrasensory, paranormal - seemingly outside normal sensory channels
normal - in accordance with scientific laws
Translations

paranormal

[ˌpærəˈnɔːməl]
A. ADJparanormal
B. N the paranormallo paranormal

paranormal

[ˌpærəˈnɔːrməl]
adjparanormal(e)
n
the paranormal → le paranormal

paranormal

adjparanormal
n the paranormaldas Paranormale

paranormal

[ˌpærəˈnɔːml]
1. n the paranormali fenomeni paranormali
2. adjparanormale

paranormal

a. paranormal, rel. a experiencias no justificadas científicamente.
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