Definition of supernormal in English:

supernormal

adjective

  • Exceeding or beyond the normal; exceptional.

    ‘a supernormal human’
    • ‘Of course, supernormal profit can be, and often is, competed away in the real world as people come up with innovations and new ways of doing things.’
    • ‘Armed with these, an airline can make supernormal profits when seasonal summer demand is strong, while sustaining a profitable platform in the fallow winter months.’
    • ‘He claims that his wisdom is almost supernormal in its capacity.’
    • ‘Biotech investing is considered risky as it is based on assessing which pipelines can deliver supernormal profits.’
    • ‘Does the current slowdown represent a minor blip or a signal that the supernormal profits enjoyed by drug companies may soon be at an end?’
    • ‘These people are supernormal in terms of resilience and self-confidence.’
    • ‘The onus is then on the incumbent monopolist to ensure that supernormal profits are never earned.’
    • ‘Their asceticism and bodhisattva qualities led their followers to attribute to them a range of supernormal powers, such as discerning other people's thoughts, clairvoyance and ability to ward off malevolent spirits.’
    paranormal, psychic, magic, magical, occult, mystic, mystical, miraculous, superhuman, supernormal, hypernormal, extramundane
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Pronunciation:

supernormal

/suːpəˈnɔːm(ə)l/