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su·per·nat·u·ral·ism

 (so͞o′pər-năch′ər-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The quality of being supernatural.
2. Belief in a supernatural agency that intervenes in the course of natural laws.

su′per·nat′u·ral·ist n.
su′per·nat′u·ral·is′tic adj.
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Adj.1.supernaturalist - of or relating to supernaturalism; "supernaturalist beliefs"
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I see that you have quite gone over to the supernaturalists.
And Augray is, of course, a full-grown supernaturalist, a profound believer in the literal existence of what cannot be seen, a believer in Maleldil.
Babbitt observes that the faculties remaining uncultivated by the supernaturalist (which thus decay, degenerating) were cultivated by the naturalist, and vice-versa, the faculties especially related to contemplative life were cultivated by the supernaturalist, but not also by the naturalist, in whom these atrophy by the long absence of use.
Thus, while the Scottish, commonsense intellect is seen as naturalist and foundationalist, the English, Romantic mind is supernaturalist, ironic, and dialectical; while the former deals with quotidian certainties, the latter explores sublime indeterminacies.
As I have argued, Forster provides two narratives to explain or account for the crash: the rationalist English and the supernaturalist Muslim.
EVENING OF CLAIRVOYANCE: Join renowned supernaturalist David Holt for a very different evening at The Brindley on September 4.
What I have tried to draw attention to through this article is the ambivalent nature of narrative when the realist novel is made to incorporate elements from a supernaturalist ontology.
It avoids deistic naturalism/materialism and crude supernaturalist interventionism.
Chesterton's first move in endowing the detective story with a spiritual allegory comes, as indicated, with dismissing both the supernaturalist and the rationalist positions.
This stern Scottish non-conformist would normally disdain such supernaturalist rituals, and indeed he ironised his involvement even as he wrestled with the dubious spirits for any clue to Tom's fate.
He scrapes by as part of a traveling circus, passing himself off as a supernaturalist, allegedly raising spirits of the dead.
The authors hold that their system is a scientific refutation of traditional Jewish, Christian, and Muslim supernaturalist views of a God who created the universe from nothing.