Definition of Supernaturalism

1. Noun. A belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding.

Generic synonyms: Belief
Specialized synonyms: Magic, Thaumaturgy, Occultism, Dispossession, Exorcism
Derivative terms: Supernaturalistic



2. Noun. The quality of being attributed to power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
Exact synonyms: Supernaturalness
Generic synonyms: Unnaturalness
Derivative terms: Supernaturalistic, Supernatural

Definition of Supernaturalism

1. n. The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness.

Definition of Supernaturalism

1. Noun. The quality or condition of being supernatural. ¹

2. Noun. A belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world, in human events, religious revelation, miracles, etc. ¹

3. Noun. A belief in supernatural intelligent causes, forces, agencies, powers as producing effects in this world. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supernaturalism

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Supernaturalism

supernatation
supernate
supernates
supernation
supernational
supernationally
supernations
supernatural
supernatural being
supernatural virtue
supernaturalisation
supernaturalise
supernaturalised
supernaturalises
supernaturalising
supernaturalism (current term)
supernaturalist
supernaturalistic
supernaturalists
supernaturalities
supernaturality
supernaturalization
supernaturalize
supernaturalized
supernaturalizes
supernaturalizing
supernaturally
supernaturalness
supernaturals
supernature

Literary usage of Supernaturalism

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The question is one of authority: supernaturalism adheres to revelation, rationalism to ... supernaturalism however docs not sound the entire Biblical and ..."

2. Orthodoxy: Its Truths and Errors by James Freeman Clarke (1918)
"This is the substance of Orthodox supernaturalism; and this seems to me to be its truth, separated from its errors. The naturalism of the present time we ..."

3. Orthodoxy: Its Truths and Errors by James Freeman Clarke (1880)
"This is the substance of Orthodox supernaturalism ; and this seems to me to be its truth, separated from its errors. The naturalism of the present time we ..."

4. Early Civilization: An Introduction to Anthropology by Alexander Goldenweiser (1922)
"supernaturalism As A WORLD ... The first tenet of early supernaturalism is its animistic faith. To the world of matter is opposed the world of ' spirit. ..."

5. Psychological Review (1881)
"INDIAN supernaturalism. BY ARTHUR LILLIE. Author of " Buddha and Early Buddhism," ... ATTENTION has of late been directed to the supernaturalism of India, ..."

6. Orthodoxy: Its Truths and Errors by James Freeman Clarke (1880)
"The naturalism of the present time we conceive to be partly directed against a false supernaturalism, and partly to he & mistake arising from a too ..."

7. History of Rationalism: Embracing a Survey of the Present State of by John Fletcher Hurst (1867)
"His book, entitled supernaturalism, Rationalism, and Atheism, went still further ; for it aimed to show that if the Rationalists believe what they say, ..."

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