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1. paranormal

adjective. ['pɛrəˈnɔrməl'] not in accordance with scientific laws.

Synonyms

  • psychical
  • extrasensory
  • parapsychological
  • psychokinetic
  • supranormal
  • supernormal
  • psychic

Antonyms

  • sensory
  • normal
  • abnormality
  • sane

Etymology

  • normal (English)
  • normalis (Latin)
  • para- (English)
  • παρά (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Paranormal

  • informal
  • abnormal
  • formal

Example sentences of the word paranormal


1. Adjective
Several sites in the Biloxi area are reported to have paranormal activity.

Quotes containing the word paranormal


1. I was that weird kid that checked out all of the non-fiction paranormal studies books from the library. I've always been fascinated by the supernatural, particularly movies and TV shows that manage to blend humor with the horror - 'Supernatural', 'Buffy', 'Angel.'
- Molly Harper

2. Tasers are a one-size-fits-all paranormal butt-kicking option. Mine’s pink withrhinestones.
- Kiersten White, Paranormalcy

3. This isn't a book. This isn't a paranormal fantasy or whatever the hell it is you read. There is no set plot or clear idea of where any of this is going. The enemies aren't obvious. There are no guaranteed happy endings.
- Jennifer L. Armentrout, Opal

2. paranormal

adjective. ['pɛrəˈnɔrməl'] seemingly outside normal sensory channels.

Synonyms

  • clairvoyant
  • telepathic
  • telegnostic

Antonyms

  • unaffected
  • unstudied
  • unaffectedness
  • unnaturalness

Etymology

  • normal (English)
  • normalis (Latin)
  • para- (English)
  • παρά (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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