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su·per·hu·man

 (so͞o′pər-hyo͞o′mən)
adj.
1. Above or beyond the human; preternatural or supernatural.
2. Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience: "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery" (John Reed).

su′per·hu·man′i·ty (-măn′ĭ-tē) n.
su′per·hu′man·ly adv.

superhuman

(ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən)
adj
1. having powers above and beyond those of mankind
2. exceeding normal human ability or experience
ˌsuperhuˈmanity, ˌsuperˈhumanness n
ˌsuperˈhumanly adv

su•per•hu•man

(ˌsu pərˈhyu mən; often -ˈyu-)

adj.
1. above or beyond what is human; having a higher nature or greater powers than humans have: a superhuman being.
2. exceeding ordinary human power, achievement, experience, etc.: a superhuman effort.
[1625–35; < New Latin superhūmānus. See super-, human]
su`per•hu•man′i•ty (-ˈmæn ɪ ti) su`per•hu′man•ness, n.
su`per•hu′man•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.superhuman - above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance; "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"
subhuman - less than human or not worthy of a human being; "treated natives as subhuman"; "a subhuman spectacle"; "the subhuman primates"

superhuman

adjective heroic, phenomenal, prodigious, stupendous, herculean Officers were terrified of his superhuman strength.

superhuman

adjective
Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
Translations
فوْق طاقَة البَشَر
nadlidský
overmenneskelig
emberfölötti
ofurmannlegur
antžmogiškas
pārcilvēcisks
nadľudský

superhuman

[ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən] ADJ [strength, efforts, powers] → sobrehumano

superhuman

[ˌsuːpərˈhjuːmən] adj [strength, efforts] → surhumain(e)

superhuman

[ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən] adjsovrumano/a

superhuman

(suːpəˈhjuːmən) adjective
divine, or beyond what is human. superhuman powers; a man of superhuman strength.
References in classic literature ?
The habits of its occupant were such as to demand but little from the sole domestic, but Phileas Fogg required him to be almost superhumanly prompt and regular.
An athlete whose life is saved when his scientist father merged his body with high-tech components, Cyborg can fly, is superhumanly resilient and fires bolts of energy.
Future dialogue systems, not subject to human cognitive limitations, might be able to do this in real time--to sense better, consider more factors, and plan further ahead--to be superhumanly efficient, easy to talk to, charming, and effective.
Or are they superhumanly capable of going about their daily lives without floundering and misstepping and arousing ire on every side of them?
The Ninja Slayer series is set in the wretched cyberpunk hive of Neo Saitama, a place where superhumanly powerful "ninja souls" merged with mortal humans rule and terrorize through Laomoto Khan's Soukai Syndicate.
Lessingham--a larger-than-life figure with a history of superhumanly audacious exploits--is introduced to the reader in a reverie by an attendant.
Lone Survivor," Peter Berg's latest and most accomplished film, begins with the bond: a montage of men--physical specimens all, determined, superhumanly tireless--enduring brutal Navy SEAL training.
That's tax accountants for you: superhumanly organised.
She was superhumanly fearless, which is one of the qualities that we realized later made her so powerful.
For 28-year-old ''Twilight'' actor Kellan Lutz -- better known as Emmett Cullen, the heartthrob brother of leading man Edward -- it's still about looking as good as superhumanly possible.
And although he remains superhumanly productive at the age of 67, we've got to assume that it might well be the last and act accordingly.
So when our first visitors arrived I shoved them forward with their bag of treats but when my two-year-old saw the masked green faces, black cloaks and skeleton masks she seemed to superhumanly fly into my arms with a high pitched squeal of terror, while the eldest stood frozen to the spot too frightened to move while the dark creatures rummaged in the bag and then ran away.