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su·per·hu·man

 (so͞o′pər-hyo͞o′mən)
adj.
1. Above or beyond the human; preternatural or supernatural.
2. Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience: "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery" (John Reed).

su′per·hu·man′i·ty (-măn′ĭ-tē) n.
su′per·hu′man·ly adv.

superhuman

(ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən)
adj
1. having powers above and beyond those of mankind
2. exceeding normal human ability or experience
ˌsuperhuˈmanity, ˌsuperˈhumanness n
ˌsuperˈhumanly adv

su•per•hu•man

(ˌsu pərˈhyu mən; often -ˈyu-)

adj.
1. above or beyond what is human; having a higher nature or greater powers than humans have: a superhuman being.
2. exceeding ordinary human power, achievement, experience, etc.: a superhuman effort.
[1625–35; < New Latin superhūmānus. See super-, human]
su`per•hu•man′i•ty (-ˈmæn ɪ ti) su`per•hu′man•ness, n.
su`per•hu′man•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.superhuman - above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance; "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"
subhuman - less than human or not worthy of a human being; "treated natives as subhuman"; "a subhuman spectacle"; "the subhuman primates"

superhuman

adjective heroic, phenomenal, prodigious, stupendous, herculean Officers were terrified of his superhuman strength.

superhuman

adjective
Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
Translations
فوْق طاقَة البَشَر
nadlidský
overmenneskelig
emberfölötti
ofurmannlegur
antžmogiškas
pārcilvēcisks
nadľudský

superhuman

[ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən] ADJ [strength, efforts, powers] → sobrehumano

superhuman

[ˌsuːpərˈhjuːmən] adj [strength, efforts] → surhumain(e)

superhuman

[ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən] adjsovrumano/a

superhuman

(suːpəˈhjuːmən) adjective
divine, or beyond what is human. superhuman powers; a man of superhuman strength.
References in classic literature ?
The habits of its occupant were such as to demand but little from the sole domestic, but Phileas Fogg required him to be almost superhumanly prompt and regular.
The average person is powerless and depends for survival on the goodwill of the superhumanly endowed.
While not from Hibernia, these examples of superhumanly strong "fanciulle" could have inspired Cervantes in his creation of barbaras as much as any other source.
Oldman brings a wicked wit and compassionate heart to the role, one for which he seems almost superhumanly suited for, and that's really saying something considering how many great actors have played Churchill in the past.
An athlete whose life is saved when his scientist father merged his body with high-tech components, Cyborg can fly, is superhumanly resilient and fires bolts of energy.
In fact, some of the very interesting work that's being done now concerning superhumanly intelligent AI presents the possibility that it's dangerous just because humans don't know what they want (see, for example, Nick Bostrom's book Superintelligence).
Future dialogue systems, not subject to human cognitive limitations, might be able to do this in real time--to sense better, consider more factors, and plan further ahead--to be superhumanly efficient, easy to talk to, charming, and effective.
The Ninja Slayer series is set in the wretched cyberpunk hive of Neo Saitama, a place where superhumanly powerful "ninja souls" merged with mortal humans rule and terrorize through Laomoto Khan's Soukai Syndicate.
Lessingham--a larger-than-life figure with a history of superhumanly audacious exploits--is introduced to the reader in a reverie by an attendant.
"Lone Survivor," Peter Berg's latest and most accomplished film, begins with the bond: a montage of men--physical specimens all, determined, superhumanly tireless--enduring brutal Navy SEAL training.
That's tax accountants for you: superhumanly organised.
She was superhumanly fearless, which is one of the qualities that we realized later made her so powerful.