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Beyond or above perception by the senses.

su′per·sen′si·bly adv.


(ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsɪbəl) or


imperceptible to or beyond reach of the senses
ˌsuperˈsensibly adv


(ˌsu pərˈsɛn sə bəl)

being above or beyond perception by the senses.
su`per•sen′si•bly, adv.
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Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
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Sciabarra, however, rejects Platonic dialectic because it seeks to liberate reason from the bondage of the senses in search of an essentially mystical insight, a synoptic vision of the supersensible realm of intelligible beings.
Her preoccupation with her physical self suggests vanity and concern for temporal beauty; yet on another level the mirror also connotes the quest for supersensible truth.
The concept of a supersensible reality may once again generate interest as hyperspace and higher dimensions are explored as possible repositories for consciousness.
In the moral order of ends, {the end of all things} is at the same time the beginning of a duration of just those same beings as supersensible, and consequently as not standing under conditions of time; thus that duration and its state will be capable of no determination {Bestimmung} of its nature other than a moral one.
For Plato, the things of this world are merely shadowy copies of the supersensible ideas.
In view of all this, Rayman concludes that "the experience of sublimity provides a direct, practical proof of freedom, in that it makes us aware of our supersensible power to act independently of nature, rather than merely presenting the abstract feeling of ought or the specific feeling that we ought to do A, rather than .
The Igbo believe that two worlds are comprised in the universe, with each--the visible and supersensible world--interacting with the other (Ezikeojiaku 38).
Behind light and shadow is the move from the sensible to the supersensible, best performed in poetry, particularly Milton's poetry.
The individual "reborn" into conscience was thus primed to accept the notion of a supersensible world where incorruptible perfection dwells.
It is a "direction that an idea gives me" that allows me to make moral progress, instead of going in circles in investigation of the supersensible.
According to Caputo, creatio ex nihilo represents a disfigurement of the biblical narratives, one that has turned a more Hebraic vision of creation into "a tale of pure, simple, clean act of power carried out on high by a timeless and supersensible being, a very Hellenic story that also goes along with a top-down social structure of imperial power flowing down from on high.
Whereas in Pyrrhonism Kant found a serious challenge to the dogmatic metaphysics he adopted before the mid-1760s, in Humean skepticism he found a serious challenge to the momentary metaphysical relapse he suffered in his Inaugural Dissertation of 1770, in which he held that the intellect can acquire knowledge of supersensible noumena.