Definitions

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  • n. comic books: a superhero or supervillain
  • n. fantasy: a mage, sorcerer, witch or wizard
  • n. fiction: a superhuman or non-human being (animal, monster or plant)
  • n. mythology, religion: an angel, deity, demigod, demon or hero

Etymologies

super- +‎ being (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'd like to believe that the universe has been specially designed to achieve a mystical purpose and that a superbeing is taking an interest in our drama, but I do not think it is true.

    Science, religion and lucre ...

  • Assuming that I don’t have some sort of malignant brain tumor (* knocks wood furiously*), it must be that this alien life-form, this adorable-but-nonetheless-parasitic superbeing, is sucking every nutrient from my body and turning these to his own nefarious supergrowth purposes.

    Pass The Smelling Salts | Her Bad Mother

  • In the poem, the "superbeing" (projected as the poet's Higher Self) attempts contact with the female character, first through enchantment, then through intimate dreams, and at last through taking on two distinct appearances

    ~ Blossom Breeze ~

  • If we ever get into a row with aliens, send Miss Dudley because she's some kind of superbeing.

    Tonight's TV highlights

  • I, for one, welcome our new immortal bio-engineered superbeing overlords.

    Matthew Yglesias » Tears in Rain

  • ID is just the last redoubt of creationists who acknowledge that all falsifiable aspects of creationism have in fact been proven incongruent with observable data, but they still want to believe that there's a magical superbeing behind the scenes.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Explanation/Sequel idea 2: Tales of the Ship of Lights … instead of plunging the fleet into the sun, Sam takes off, hooks up with the Centurions, and over tens of thousands of years, merges all the ships into one vessel … he becomes a superbeing/computer with super intelligent cylons of energy … He discovers and learns to control time itself, in order to learn more of his own history, which is incomplete.

    Battlestar Galactica: Watched The Finale? Still Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!

  • And why exactly is it that we need an all-powerful superbeing in the sky to know it's right to help feed the homeless, or to care for the sick?

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • By Larry Niven, in N-Space, an encounter with an alien superbeing.

    Superhero Prose Fiction: Update - Passerby

  • Religion is considered by many atheists, like myself, as a state of mind that contrived to create a superbeing entity for a theoretical reasoning as to how the Universe was created.

    2009 January 31 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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