Paranormal



[par-uh-nawr-muh l] /ˌpær əˈnɔr məl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the claimed occurrence of an event or perception without scientific explanation, as psychokinesis, extrasensory perception, or other purportedly supernatural phenomena.
/ˌpærəˈnɔːməl/
adjective
1.
beyond normal explanation
noun
2.
the paranormal, paranormal happenings generally
adj.

1905, from para- (1) + normal. Related: Paranormally.

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