supernaturalism

/supəˈnætʃrəlɪzəm/ (say soohpuh'nachruhlizuhm), /-ˈnætʃərə-/ (say -'nachuhruh-)

noun
1. supernatural character or agency.
2. belief in the doctrine of supernatural (divine) agency as manifested in the world, in human events, religious revelation, etc.
supernaturalist, noun
supernaturalist, adjective
supernaturalistic /ˌsupənætʃrəˈlɪstɪk/ (say .soohpuhnachruh'listik), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Supernaturalism — Su per*nat u*ral*ism, n. 1. The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supernaturalism — [so͞o΄pər nach′ər əliz΄əm] n. 1. the quality or state of being supernatural 2. belief in the supernatural, esp. a belief that some supernatural, or divine, force controls nature and the universe supernaturalist n., adj. supernaturalistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • supernaturalism — noun Date: 1799 1. the quality or state of being supernatural 2. belief in a supernatural power and order of existence • supernaturalist noun or adjective • supernaturalistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supernaturalism — supernaturalist, n., adj. supernaturalistic, adj. /sooh peuhr nach euhr euh liz euhm, nach reuh liz euhm/, n. 1. supernatural character or agency. 2. belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world, in human… …   Universalium

  • supernaturalism — noun a) The quality or condition of being supernatural. b) A belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world …   Wiktionary

  • supernaturalism — Synonyms and related words: bodilessness, eeriness, elfdom, faerie, ghostliness, immateriality, immaterialness, impalpability, imponderability, incorporeality, incorporeity, inextension, intangibility, miraculousness, mysteriousness, mystery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • supernaturalism — n. supernatural character or quality; belief in the supernatural …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supernaturalism — su·per·naturalism …   English syllables

  • supernaturalism —  Супранатурализм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • supernaturalism — su•per•nat•u•ral•ism [[t]ˌsu pərˈnætʃ ər əˌlɪz əm, ˈnætʃ rə [/t]] n. 1) supernatural character or agency 2) belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world • Etymology: 1790–1800 su per•nat′u•ral•ist, n. adj. su …   From formal English to slang

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