If you enjoy a good story about vampires, witches, werewolves, or ghosts, you like reading about the supernatural — forces, beings, and events that are beyond what can be explained by nature.

Supernatural comes from the Latin word supernaturalis, meaning beyond nature. The adjective form of supernatural describes anything that pertains to or is caused by something that can't be explained by the laws of nature. It's interesting to ask your friends what kind of supernatural power they would choose to have. Most will probably wish for the ability to fly, though some will pick the supernatural power of being invisible.

Definitions of supernatural

adj not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material

supernatural forces and occurrences and beings”
apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritual
resembling or characteristic of a phantom
suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
eldritch, uncanny, unearthly, weird
suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
elfin, fey
suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly
possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
marvellous, marvelous, miraculous
being or having the character of a miracle
without material form or substance
given to or produced by or used in the art of conjuring up the dead
nonnatural, otherworldly, preternatural, transcendental
existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
possessing or believed to possess magic power especially protective power
existing or extending beyond the physical world
being or having the character of witchcraft
lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical
according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)
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n supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

“She doesn't believe in the supernatural
Type of:
causal agency, causal agent, cause
any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

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