Preternaturalism
Preternaturalism Pre`ter*nat"u*ral*ism, n. The state of being preternatural; a preternatural condition. [1913 Webster]

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  • preternaturalism — See preternatural. * * * …   Universalium

  • preternaturalism — Synonyms and related words: eeriness, elfdom, faerie, miraculousness, mysteriousness, mystery, numinousness, otherworldliness, superhumanity, supernaturalism, supernaturality, supernaturalness, supernature, supernormalness, superphysicalness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • preternaturalism — pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ism …   English syllables

  • preternaturalism — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈnach(ə)rəˌlizəm noun 1. : the quality or state of being preternatural 2. : something preternatural 3. : belief in or recognition of the preternatural …   Useful english dictionary

  • preternatural — preternaturalism, preternaturality /pree teuhr nach euh ral i tee/, preternaturalness, n. preternaturally, adv. /pree teuhr nach euhr euhl, nach reuhl/, adj. 1. out of the ordinary course of nature; exceptional or abnormal: preternatural powers.… …   Universalium

  • preternaturalness — See preternaturalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • preternaturally — See preternaturalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • eeriness — Synonyms and related words: Hippocratic face, alarmingness, appallingness, awfulness, cadaverousness, corpselikeness, creepiness, deadliness, deathlikeness, deathliness, direness, disconcertingness, dismayingness, disquietingness, dreadfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elfdom — Synonyms and related words: eeriness, faerie, miraculousness, mysteriousness, mystery, numinousness, otherworldliness, preternaturalism, superhumanity, supernaturalism, supernaturality, supernaturalness, supernature, supernormalness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • faerie — Synonyms and related words: Agapemone, Arcadia, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Canaan, Cloudcuckooland, Cockaigne, Eden, Eldorado, Erewhon, Garden of Eden, Goshen, Happy Valley, Land of Youth, Laputa, Never Never land, Neverland, New Atlantis,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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