supersensible
adjective Date: 1798 being above or beyond that which is apparent to the senses ; spiritual

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  • Supersensible — Su per*sen si*ble, a. [Pref. super + sensible: cf. F. supersensible.] Beyond the reach of the senses; above the natural powers of perception. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supersensible — [so͞o΄pərsen′sə bəl] adj. outside or beyond the range of perception by the senses supersensibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • supersensible — I. “+ adjective Etymology: super + sensible : being above or beyond that which is perceivable or apparent to the senses seeks supersensible goals such as eternal life, justice, both social and individual, the progress of human culture and science …   Useful english dictionary

  • supersensible — adjective Beyond the range of what is perceptible by the senses; not belonging to the experienceable physical world. Heaven is a supersensible realm. Syn: supersensory, supersensual, supersensuous …   Wiktionary

  • supersensible — supersensibly, adv. /sooh peuhr sen seuh beuhl/, adj. being above or beyond perception by the senses; beyond the reach of the senses. [1790 1800; SUPER + SENSIBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • supersensible — (su pèr san si bl ) adj. Terme de philosophie. Qui échappe aux sens. On dit plutôt suprasensible. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Super..., et sensible …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • supersensible — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world: extra mundane, extrasensory, metaphysical, miraculous, preternatural, superhuman, supernatural, superphysical, transcendental …   English dictionary for students

  • supersensible — su·per·sensible …   English syllables

  • supersensible — su•per•sen•si•ble [[t]ˌsu pərˈsɛn sə bəl[/t]] adj. cvb being above or beyond perception by the senses • Etymology: 1790–1800 su per•sen′si•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • supersensible — /supəˈsɛnsəbəl/ (say soohpuh sensuhbuhl) adjective beyond the reach of the senses. –supersensibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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