superorganic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ organic

Adjective[edit]

superorganic (comparative more superorganic, superlative most superorganic)

  1. Above or beyond the organic.
    • American Anthropology, 1921-1945 (page 490)
      Human culture is superorganic in the psychological sense that man's capacity for invention and communication enables him to create and acquire new forms of cultural life without any corresponding change in his organic structure.

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