from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A supernaturalist.
- adj. Of or pertaining to supernaturalism; supernaturalistic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as supernaturalist.
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As a "supranaturalist" he admitted truths above reason, and he attempted to support by reason the supernatural truths contained in Holy Scripture.
Strauss remarks: "Had the belief in celestial beings, occupying a particular station in the court of heaven, and distinguished by particular names, originated from the revealed religion of the Hebrews -- had such a belief been established by Moses, or some later prophet -- then, according to the views of the supranaturalist, they might -- nay, they must -- be admitted to be correct.