Wednesday, February 28, 2001
preternatural adjective [pree-tuhr-NACH-uhr-uhl; -NACH-ruhl] Existing outside of nature; differing from the natural; nonnatural.
Definitions for preternatural
- Existing outside of nature; differing from the natural; nonnatural.
- Surpassing the usual or normal; extraordinary; abnormal.
- Beyond or outside ordinary experience; inexplicable by ordinary means.
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Citations for preternatural
Advances in computer technology and bioengineering have made it possible to create human beings of preternatural strength and agility.
She is a woman of almost preternatural honesty and decency.