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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.supernaturalistic - of or relating to supernaturalism; "supernaturalist beliefs"
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The 35-year-old is behind the two studio albums Supernaturalistic, released in 2008, and Eleve11, released in 2011.
Payne, supra note 14, at 104, 108-09 (arguing that these critics refuse "to view [their] biblical subject within a supernaturalistic framework, which alone is appropriate to its divine nature").
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