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Beyond the range of normal experience or scientific explanation: such paranormal phenomena as telepathy; a medium's paranormal powers.

par′a·nor·mal′i·ty (-nôr-măl′ĭ-tē) n.
par′a·nor′mal·ly adv.
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the state of being paranormal
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