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ˌpær əˈnɔr məlPara·nor·mal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extrasensory, paranormaladjective

    seemingly outside normal sensory channels

  2. paranormaladjective

    not in accordance with scientific laws

    "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"


  1. paranormaladjective

    Of or pertaining to parapsychology; pertaining to forces or mental processes, such as extrasensory perception or psychokinesis, outside the possibilities defined by natural or scientific laws; as, paranormal phenomena.


  1. paranormaladjective

    That which cannot be explained by scientific methods.

  2. paranormaladjective



  1. Paranormal

    Paranormal is a general term that designates experiences that lie outside "the range of normal experience or scientific explanation" or that indicates phenomena understood to be outside of science's current ability to explain or measure. Paranormal phenomena are distinct from certain hypothetical entities, such as dark matter and dark energy, only insofar as paranormal phenomena are inconsistent with the world as already understood through empirical observation coupled with scientific methodology. Thousands of stories relating to paranormal phenomena are found in popular culture, folklore, and the recollections of individual subjects. In contrast, the scientific community, as referenced in statements made by organizations such as the United States National Science Foundation, maintains that scientific evidence does not support a variety of beliefs that have been characterized as paranormal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paranormal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paranormal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Paranormal in a Sentence

  1. Elaine Davison:

    Every year paranormal investigators get killed.

  2. Jennifer Lynn Barnes:

    Just like adolescence is between childhood and adulthood, paranormal, or other, is between human and supernatural.

  3. Anthony DiPietro:

    It is simply inexcusable that the defense was never told about . . . the paranormal events that he claimed triggered his cooperation.

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