Definition of supersensualism in English:

supersensualism

noun

  • 1Philosophy and Theology. The quality of being above or beyond what is perceptible by the senses; supersensual thought or belief.

  • 2An extreme or unusual degree of sensualism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Westminster & Foreign Quarterly Review. Partly from supersensual + -ism, apparently after German models, and partly from super- + sensualism.

Pronunciation

supersensualism

/ˌsuːpəˈsɛnʃʊəlɪz(ə)m//ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsjʊəlɪz(ə)m//ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsjʊlɪz(ə)m/