Definition of extramundane in US English:



  • Outside or beyond the physical world.

    • ‘As participants in communication we adopt as it were an extramundane position with respect to the innerworldly items (including our own experiences) about which we can come to an understanding.’
    • ‘For the dominant Unity of the universe not only rules the world, but also constructs or makes it; and it is higher than the world and, if I may so put it, extramundane; it is thus the ultimate reason of things.’
    • ‘He is later trained in esoteric lore and if he shows aptitude for communication with extramundane powers, he is initiated into the professions of medicine’
    • ‘If heaven and earth, that is, the universe, were created, they must have had a creator; and that creator must be extramundane.’
    supernatural, magic, occult, mystical, mystic, paranormal, preternatural, other-worldly, spectral, ghostly, secret, dark, cryptic, uncanny, cabbalistic, shamanistic
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