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- adj. Exceeding what is normal; exceptional.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as supernormal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. beyond the range of the normal or scientifically explainable
He made the important observation that 'supranormal' stimuli eliciting more intense behavior than those of natural conditions, may be produced by exaggerating certain characteristics.
One finding was that by exaggerating certain characteristics it is possible to produce "supranormal" stimuli that elicit more intense behaviour than the natural ones.
You are widely recognized as a Voice Expert dealing with 'supranormal' voices such as those singing classical music.
Accordingly, it has been hypothesized that increasing oxygen delivery to "supranormal" levels may be beneficial.
Even though evolution has molded us rare pair-bonding mammals to find relationships rewarding, their subtler, healthier rewards don't generate the supranormal stimulation of hours of vivid erotic imagery -- especially not as we dull our senses with too much of it.
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Jnana Dakini, a supranormal female adept, kept The Vajrabhairava Tantra in Oddiyana until the Indian master Lalitavajra journeyed there on the advice of a pure vision of Manjushri.
They are obviously meant to be understood as supranormal premonitory sounds; of the nature of second sight, or rather of second hearing.
Thus, a strategy of routinely increasing oxygen delivery to predetermined elevated end points of cardiac index and oxygen delivery cannot be recommended on the basis of current data. 37 Nonetheless, some clinicians believe that this issue has not been settled definitively in those patients with septic shock, and they argue that a subset of these patients may benefit from therapy aimed at supranormal oxygen delivery.