paranormal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

para- ‎(above, beyond; abnormal) +‎ normal; compare supernatural.

Adjective[edit]

paranormal ‎(comparative more paranormal, superlative most paranormal)

  1. That cannot be explained by scientific methods.
    • 2013, JoAnn Myers, Wicked Intentions
      “We who study the paranormal always hope for strong readings with our equipment,” explains Nancy.
  2. Supernatural.

Translations[edit]

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Noun[edit]

paranormal ‎(plural paranormals)

  1. A person attributed with paranormal powers.

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paranormal m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural paranormals)

  1. paranormal

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

para- +‎ normal

Adjective[edit]

paranormal m ‎(feminine singular paranormale, masculine plural paranormaux, feminine plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paranormal ‎(not comparable)

  1. paranormal

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paranormal m, f ‎(plural paranormais, comparable)

  1. paranormal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From para- +‎ normal

Adjective[edit]

paranormal m, f ‎(plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paranormal (not comparable)

  1. paranormal

Declension[edit]

Inflection of paranormal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular paranormal
Neuter singular paranormalt
Plural paranormala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 paranormale
All paranormala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.