counternatural love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Against nature; unnatural.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Contrary to nature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Contrary to nature.


counter- +‎ natural (Wiktionary)


  • In the case of supernatural and counternatural miracles, the occurrence itself is the sign; in the case of preternatural miracles, the whole set of circumstances is the sign.

    Categories of Miracle

  • At the same time, preternatural miracles would be harder to prove, qua miraculous, than a counternatural or supernatural miracle would be, because the evidence would always be circumstantial.

    Categories of Miracle

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