Definition of Superhuman

1. Adjective. Above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance. "Soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery"

Similar to: Divine, Godlike, Herculean, Powerful
Antonyms: Subhuman



Definition of Superhuman

1. a. Above or beyond what is human; sometimes, divine; as, superhuman strength; superhuman wisdom.

Definition of Superhuman

1. Adjective. Beyond what is possible for a human being. ¹

2. Noun. A human being with remarkable abilities. ¹

3. Noun. A fictional human being with superpowers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superhuman

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superhuman

superhigh
superhigh frequency
superhighway
superhighways
superhip
superhit
superhits
superhive
superhives
superhorizon
superhorse
superhorses
superhot
superhub
superhubs
superhuman (current term)
superhumanise
superhumanised
superhumanises
superhumanising
superhumanities
superhumanity
superhumanize
superhumanized
superhumanizes
superhumanizing
superhumanly
superhumanness
superhumans
superhumeral

Literary usage of Superhuman

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1. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1875)
"They are written in the flowing and elevated style which the * The superhuman Origin of the Bible In/erred from Itself. By HENRY ROGERS, author of "The ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1875)
"HENRY ROGERS' LECTURES ox THIS superhuman ORIGIN or THE BIBLE* inferred from itself are written with the spirit which characterizes all his writings in ..."

3. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"In the mythus a superhuman intelligence uses the unconscious thoughts and dreams of men as its hieroglyphics to address men unborn. ..."

4. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"... the harmony, the clearness, the minute neatness of the painting, which remains superhuman above suffering and fright. Among the illustrations reproduced ..."

5. The Validity of the Religious Experience: A Preliminary Study in the by George Alexander Barrow (1917)
"It is probably to some animistic religions that reference is sometimes made in the statement that some tribes have no conception of superhuman powers in the ..."

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