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- adj. Beyond the range of what is perceptible by the senses; not belonging to the experienceable physical world.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Supersensible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Above or beyond the senses; of such a nature as not to be perceptible by sense, or not by sense with which man is endowed; specifically, spiritual. Also used substantively.
Honor implies "a reverence for the invisible and supersensual in our nature."
Often the greatest poets, as Sappho herself, are represented as having no more than a blind and instinctive apprehension of the supersensual beauty which is shining through the flesh, and which is the real object of desire.
The poet sometimes regards it as a proof of the supersensual nature of his passion that he is, willing to marry another woman.
The poet's worship is so supersensual as to be inoffensive.
But our writers have been able partially to vindicate poets by pointing out that Dante was able to travel the whole way toward absolute beauty, and to sublimate his perceptions to supersensual fineness without losing their poetic tone.
Hawthorne, again, another great master, feeling instinctively the poverty and want of sharp contrast in the externals of our New England life, always shades off the edges of the actual, till, at some indefinable line, they meet and mingle with the supersensual and imaginative.
It must be remembered that every true religious idea that has ever entered into the mind of man, has been consciously suggested to him by the divine Instructors or the Initiates of the Occult Lodges, who throughout all the ages have been the guardians of the divine mysteries, and of the facts of the supersensual states of consciousness.
Yet even the least spiritual forms of the cult of the Child are seldom without some hint of the supersensual, the
Here the subject is purely supersensual, and does not descend to the earth at all.
He had entered a supersensual world, in which he could measure nothing except by chance collisions of movements imperceptible to his senses, perhaps even imperceptible to his instruments, but perceptible to each other, and so to some known ray at the end of the scale.
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