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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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56) "[N]ow practical reason of itself, without any collusion with speculative reason, furnishes reality [Realitat verschafft] to a supersensible object of the category of causality, namely, to freedom .
She was a supersensible Mabel, known to all as May.
We can know by our natural faculties much that belongs to the supernatural, for the supernatural is to some extent intelligible, while we cannot know by our natural powers all that belongs to the natural order, no small part of which is not only supersensible, but superintelligible.
According to Blust, mana originally referred to the physical forces of nature such as storm winds and thunder but then, especially in the islands of the South Pacific, it became detached from these dynamic forces of nature and began to represent a supernatural or supersensible idea (38).
In their epochal The Literary Absolute, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy argued that at the heart of Kant's empirical realism about ordinary objects and rejection of any rationalist metaphysics of supersensibles (including a supersensible subject) lies a paradox of the presentation of the human subject.
It means: The supersensible world, more especially the world of the Christian God, has lost its effective force in history" (Heidegger, 1985: 485).
insofar as it lets us discover the sublimity of our supersensible existence and subjectively effects respect (Achtung) for their higher vocation in human beings, who are at the same time conscious of their sensible existence and of the dependence, connected with it, on their pathologically affected nature (KpV 5:88).
Addressing perennial issues of theological aesthetics, especially the relationship between sensible and supersensible beauty, these authors summarize the issues without offering many new insights.
Once we see this, Ross reasons, we will not be deceived into imagining that there really are (objective) norms and values, which then have to be located in some sort of supersensible realm, such as Kelsen's 'world of the ought.
Whether it is conceived through its Burkean formulation as that which threatens to overpower the viewer's senses or through its Kantian incarnation as a supersensible power of mind that outruns the schematisms of the imagination and understanding, the sublime implies that a limit has been reached and even breached.
Fusion evokes the mysterious supersensible processes in our sun as much as it conjures up the human effort to duplicate and harness these processes before we destroy the planet with our capitalism and carbon emissions.