Definition of Paranormal

1. Adjective. Seemingly outside normal sensory channels.

Exact synonyms: Extrasensory
Similar to: Clairvoyant, Telegnostic, Telepathic
Antonyms: Sensory



2. Adjective. Not in accordance with scientific laws. "What seemed to be paranormal manifestations"

Definition of Paranormal

1. Adjective. That which cannot be explained by scientific methods. ¹

2. Adjective. Supernatural. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paranormal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paranormal

paranoically
paranoics
paranoid
paranoid behaviour
paranoid disorder
paranoid disorders
paranoid personality
paranoid personality disorder
paranoid schizophrenia
paranoidal
paranoidly
paranoids
paranomasia
paranomasias
paranomia
paranormal (current term)
paranormalist
paranormalists
paranormalities
paranormality
paranormally
paranormals
paranthracene
paranuchal
paranuchals
paranuclear
paranuclear body
paranucleate
paranuclei
paranucleolus

Literary usage of Paranormal

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1. The Handbook of the Navigator by Eric Pepin (2004)
"FORGOTTEN BRIDGE: THE SIXTH SENSE LEADS TO AWAKENING Many eastern philosophies, and western for that matter, believe the pursuit of paranormal powers is a ..."

2. Metapsychical Phenomena: Methods and Observations by Joseph Maxwell, Charles Robert Richet (1905)
"The first, which are apparently contrary to the ordinary data of experience, are paranormal phenomena, that is to say, outside the usual rule ; the second ..."

3. Metapsychical Phenomena: Methods and Observations by Joseph Maxwell, Charles Robert Richet (1905)
"The first, which are apparently contrary to the ordinary data of experience, are paranormal phenomena, that is to say, outside the usual rule ; the second, ..."

4. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"... one might consider it comparable to a process called psychokinesis (PK) by investigators of paranormal phenomena; such a process might indeed be called ..."

5. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"But this would put the process precisely in the same category as are all paranormal phenomena: nothing is known about a physical nature either of the mind ..."

6. At the Hour of Death by Karlis Osis, Erlendur Haraldsson (1997)
"That indeed indicates that something paranormal took place, but the source ... Non- paranormal, purely psychological factors are, of course, present in all ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1908)
"The first, i'hich are apparently contrary to the ordinary data of experience, are paranormal phenomena, that is to say outside the isual rule : the second, ..."

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