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Definitions for superhuman
ˌsu pərˈhyu mən; often -ˈyu-su·per·hu·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. superhuman(adj)

    above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance

    "superhuman beings"; "superhuman strength"; "soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"


  1. superhuman(Noun)

    A human being with remarkable abilities.

  2. superhuman(Noun)

    A fictional human being with superpowers.

  3. superhuman(Adjective)

    Beyond what is possible for a human being.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Superhuman(adj)

    above or beyond what is human; sometimes, divine; as, superhuman strength; superhuman wisdom


  1. Superhuman

    Superhuman can mean an improved human, for example, by genetic modification, cybernetic implants, or as what humans might evolve into, in the near or distant future. Occasionally, it could mean an otherwise "normal" human with unusual abilities, such as psychic abilities, flying abilities, unimaginable strength or exceptional proficiency at something, far beyond the normal. Superhuman can also mean something that is not human, but considered to be "superior" to humans in some ways. A robot that easily passed the Turing test, and could do some things humans cannot, could be considered superhuman. A very intelligent or strong alien could be considered superhuman. In its most basic sense it means anything beyond human capabilities, e.g. a tiger may be described as having "superhuman strength".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Superhuman

    sū-pėr-hū′man, adj. above what is human: divine.—n. Superhuman′ity.—adv. Superhū′manly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhuman in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhuman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of superhuman in a Sentence

  1. Joanne Merola:

    She is not human, she has superhuman DNA.

  2. David J. Schwartz:

    Remind yourself regularly that you are better than you think you are. Successful people are not superhuman. Success does not require a super-intellect. Nor is there anything mystical about success. And success doesn't based on luck. Successful people are just ordinary folks who have developed belief in themselves and what they do. Never -- yes, never -- sell yourself short.

  3. Kedar Joshi:

    There is only one real computer - the universe - whose hardware is made up of non-spatial states of consciousness and software is made up of superhuman as well as non-superhuman thoughts.

  4. American Trayvon Bromell:

    I have always had confidence, at the end of the day if you cut our skin, we all bleed red. Nobody is Superman, nobody is superhuman.

  5. Arthur Rimbaud:

    The first study for the man who wants to be a poet is knowledge of himself, complete: he searches for his soul, he inspects it, he puts it to the test, he learns it. As soon as he has learned it, he must cultivate it! I say that one must be a seer, make oneself a seer. The poet becomes a seer through a long, immense, and reasoned derangement of all the senses. All shapes of love suffering, madness. He searches himself, he exhausts all poisons in himself, to keep only the quintessences. Ineffable torture where he needs all his faith, all his superhuman strength, where he becomes among all men the great patient, the great criminal, the great accursed one--and the supreme Scholar! For he reaches the unknown! ....So the poet is actually a thief of Fire!”

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