ultrahuman

ultrahuman

(ˌʌltrəˈhjuːmən)
adj
surpassing the limits or boundaries of humanity
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
One challenge will be to define what is considered human, ultrahuman, or subhuman.
(53) By merging the insights of neocybernetics with narrative formalism, Clarke attempts to demonstrate that fictions of metamorphosis actively mediate the relation of the human to the infrahuman and ultrahuman systems that produce it.
Work would be cooperative or collective rather than individualistic (150), and it would be characterized by virtues of "ultrahuman perfection," "rise above the level of disinterestedness" as miners with "charity, amity, the honor of saving comrades," or "the mother lifting the car to rescue her child, the self-sacrificing hero on the battlefield, or the amateur athlete pushing himself or herself to the utmost" (153, 154).
Full browser ?