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su·per·nor·mal

 (so͞o′pər-nôr′məl)
adj.
1. Greatly exceeding the normal or average but still obeying natural laws.
2. Paranormal.

supernormal

(ˌsuːpəˈnɔːməl)
adj
greatly exceeding the normal
supernormality n
ˌsuperˈnormally adv

su•per•nor•mal

(ˌsu pərˈnɔr məl)

adj.
1. in excess of the normal or average.
2. lying beyond normal or natural powers of comprehension.
[1865–70]
su`per•nor•mal′i•ty, n.
su`per•nor′mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.supernormal - beyond the range of the normal or scientifically explainable; "supernormal intimations"
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
2.supernormal - exceeding the normal or average; "years of supernormal employment during the war"; "a phase of supernormal excitability"
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
abnormal, unnatural - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
Translations

supernormal

[ˌsuːpəˈnɔːməl] ADJsuperior a lo normal

supernormal

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