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superlunary

Line breaks: super|lun¦ary
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəˈluːnəri
 
, ˌsjuː-/

Definition of superlunary in English:

adjective

literary
Belonging to a higher world; celestial.
Example sentences
  • She screamed to the sky, raising her fists as if to try and hit the superlunary force behind it.
  • Aristotelian science had distinguished between the superlunary sphere (above the moon) which was fixed and perfect, and the sublunary sphere (the moon, meteors and the earth) which was mutable.
  • That which produces generation in another thing, is the whole superlunary region; though the more proximate cause is the sun, who by its comings and goings continually changes the air; from cold to heat, which again changes the earth, which alters all its contents.

Origin

early 17th century: from medieval Latin superlunaris (see super-, lunar).

Words that rhyme with superlunary

buffoonery, poltroonery, sublunary

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