Definition of preternatural in English:

preternatural

Line breaks: pre¦ter|nat¦ural
Pronunciation: /ˌpriːtəˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l
 
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(also praeternatural)

adjective

Derivatives

preternaturalism

noun

preternaturally

adverb
More example sentences
  • As they approach that limit they become preternaturally intelligent and violently paranoiac.
  • Looking from the outside in, they view design as preternaturally flawed, subject to fluctuating markets and consequent shifts in personal taste, economic stability and technological change.
  • But later, when they're over-rehearsed into being preternaturally wise and all-seeing, they start to cloy.

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