Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Greatly exceeding the normal or average but still obeying natural laws.
  • adjective Paranormal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Above or beyond what is normal; unusual or extraordinary, but not abnormal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Beyond what is normal; exceeding the average or the point of reference.
  • adjective Paranormal, supernatural.

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

  • adjective exceeding the normal or average
  • adjective beyond the range of the normal or scientifically explainable

Etymologies

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Coined from super- and normal between 1865 and 1870.

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