[soo-per-nach-er-uh l, -nach-ruh l] /ˌsu pərˈnætʃ ər əl, -ˈnætʃ rəl/
of, relating to, or being above or beyond what is natural; unexplainable by natural law or phenomena; abnormal.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or attributed to God or a deity.
of a superlative degree; preternatural:
a missile of supernatural speed.
of, relating to, or attributed to ghosts, goblins, or other unearthly beings; eerie; occult.
a being, place, object, occurrence, etc., considered as supernatural or of supernatural origin; that which is supernatural, or outside the natural order.
behavior supposedly caused by the intervention of supernatural beings.
direct influence or action of a deity on earthly affairs.
supernatural beings, behavior, and occurrences collectively.
supernatural forces and the supernatural plane of existence:
a deep fear of the supernatural.
of or relating to things that cannot be explained according to natural laws
characteristic of or caused by or as if by a god; miraculous
of, involving, or ascribed to occult beings
exceeding the ordinary; abnormal
the supernatural, supernatural forces, occurrences, and beings collectively or their realm
noun 1. theological virtue. theological virtue noun 1. one of the three graces: faith, hope, or charity, infused into the human intellect and will by a special grace of God.
adjective 1. in excess of the normal or average: supernormal faculties; supernormal production. 2. lying beyond normal or natural powers of comprehension: supernormal intimations. adjective 1. greatly exceeding the normal
noun, plural supernovas, supernovae [soo-per-noh-vee] /ˌsu pərˈnoʊ vi/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the explosion of a star, possibly caused by gravitational collapse, during which the star’s luminosity increases by as much as 20 magnitudes and most of the star’s mass is blown away at very high velocity, sometimes leaving behind an extremely dense core. 2. […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. an expanding shell of gas, with accompanying strong radio and x-ray emissions, produced by a supernova.