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Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.
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  1. Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.
  2. In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
  3. (Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
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  1. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
  2. (Biol.) Earliest formed in the development of an organism, organ, structure, etc.; primitive
  3. Not derivative; fundamental; original
Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
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  1. Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
  2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
  3. Preceding all others in time; first:
Possessing or demonstrating intuition:
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  1. Possessing or demonstrating intuition:
  2. Easily understood and simple to use:
  3. That is or can be perceived by intuition or common sense
Given to activities or pursuits that require exercise of the intellect.
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  1. Given to activities or pursuits that require exercise of the intellect.
  2. Guided by the intellect rather than by feelings
  3. Appealing to or engaging the intellect:
Not intelligible; unable to be understood
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  1. Not intelligible; unable to be understood
  2. Not intelligible; that cannot be understood; incomprehensible
  3. Difficult or impossible to understand or comprehend; incomprehensible:
Existing as an inherent attribute
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  1. Existing as an inherent attribute
  2. Existing naturally rather than acquired; that seems to have been in one from birth
  3. Existing naturally or by heredity rather than being learned through experience:
Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
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  1. Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
  2. Not clearly, precisely, or definitely expressed or stated
  3. Lacking definite shape, form, or character; indistinct:
Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
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  1. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
  2. (--- Linguistics) Having the reduced, neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
  3. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
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  1. Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
  2. Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.
  3. Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance:
Thought of apart from any particular instances or material objects; not concrete
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  1. Thought of apart from any particular instances or material objects; not concrete
  2. Considered apart from concrete existence:
  3. Having an intellectual and affective artistic content that depends solely on intrinsic form rather than on narrative content or pictorial representation:
(Philosophy) conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent
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  1. (Philosophy) conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent
  2. Given to the use of hypotheses
  3. Based on, involving, or having the nature of a hypothesis; assumed; supposed
(Philosophy) Existing as an archetype or pattern, especially as a Platonic idea or perception:
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  1. (Philosophy) Existing as an archetype or pattern, especially as a Platonic idea or perception:
  2. Conforming to a standard of perfection or excellence; perfect or highly satisfactory:
  3. Lacking practicality or the possibility of realization:
Tending to theorize; speculative
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  1. Tending to theorize; speculative
  2. Studying or working to develop theory.
  3. Restricted to theory; not practical or applied:
(Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
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  1. (Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
  2. Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.
  3. In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
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  1. Beyond mundane, beyond ordinary.
  2. Extraterrestrial; occurring or originating outside of the Earth.
  3. Occurring or existing outside of the physical world or universe.
Being outside the normal range or bounds of the senses.
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  1. Being outside the normal range or bounds of the senses.
  2. Occurring or seeming to occur apart from, or in addition to, the normal function of the usual senses
Beyond the physical or material; incorporeal, supernatural, or transcendental
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  1. Beyond the physical or material; incorporeal, supernatural, or transcendental
  2. Of, connected with, or having the nature of, metaphysics
  3. Immaterial or supernatural:
Able to work miracles.
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  1. Able to work miracles.
  2. So astounding as to suggest a miracle; phenomenal:
  3. Having the nature of a miracle; supernatural
Transcending the natural or material order; supernatural.
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  1. Transcending the natural or material order; supernatural.
  2. Differing from or beyond what is normally found in or expected from nature; abnormal
  3. Supernatural
Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience:
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  1. Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience:
  2. Above or beyond the human; preternatural or supernatural.
  3. Having powers or a nature above that of a human being
Attributed to a power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
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  1. Attributed to a power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
  2. Of or relating to the immediate exercise of divine power; miraculous.
  3. Existing or occurring outside the normal experience or knowledge of man; not explainable by the known forces or laws of nature; specif., of, involving, or attributed to God or a god
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Exceeding or going beyond the purely physical.
  3. Not explained by known physical laws; preternatural or supernatural.
Outside or beyond the range of perception by the senses
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  1. Outside or beyond the range of perception by the senses
  2. Beyond or above perception by the senses.
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