Definition of Supernatural being

1. Noun. An incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events.

Exact synonyms: Spiritual Being
Generic synonyms: Belief
Group relationships: Occult, Supernatural
Specialized synonyms: Deity, Divinity, God, Immortal, Aeon, Eon, Angel, Faerie, Faery, Fairy, Fay, Sprite, Disembodied Spirit, Spirit, Trickster
Specialized synonyms: God, Supreme Being, Beelzebub, Devil, Lucifer, Old Nick, Prince Of Darkness, Satan, The Tempter



Lexicographical Neighbors of Supernatural Being

supernaculum
supernal
supernally
supernannies
supernanny
supernatant
supernatants
supernatation
supernate
supernates
supernation
supernational
supernationally
supernations
supernatural
supernatural being (current term)
supernatural virtue
supernaturalisation
supernaturalise
supernaturalised
supernaturalises
supernaturalising
supernaturalism
supernaturalist
supernaturalistic
supernaturalists
supernaturalities
supernaturality
supernaturalization
supernaturalize

Literary usage of Supernatural being

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"Made to paddle under water supernatural being wahai ehe' supernatural being. ... He received the power of restoring to life from the supernatural being. 2. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the highest religions, this supernatural Being is conceived as a spirit, one and indivisible, everywhere present in nature; but distinct from it. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the highest religions, this supernatural Being is conceived as a spirit, one and indivisible, everywhere present in nature; but distinct from it. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the highest religions, this supernatural Being is conceived as a spirit, one and indivisible, everywhere present in nature; but distinct from it. ..."

5. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1908)
"However, in proportion as a supernatural being comes more and more to occupy the thoughts of its worshippers and to stir their imagination, a more distinct ..."

6. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edvard Westermarck (1908)
"... and religion is in its essence mystery. more and more to occupy the thoughts of its worshippers However, in proportion as a supernatural being comes and ..."

7. The Self-revelation of God by Samuel Harris (1886)
"Man is a supernatural being. As endowed with reason and free will and susceptible of rational motives he is a personal being and as such above nature or ..."

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