from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Above or beyond the human; preternatural or supernatural.
  • adj. Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience: "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery” ( John Reed).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Beyond what is possible for a human being.
  • n. A human being with remarkable abilities.
  • n. A fictional human being with superpowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Above or beyond what is human; sometimes, divine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Above or beyond what is human; hence, sometimes, divine.
  • Synonyms Preternatural, etc. See supernatural.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance


super- +‎ human (Wiktionary)



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