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paranormal

[-nôr′məl]
Etymology: Gk, para + L, normalis, rule
pertaining to phenomena that cannot be explained by normal scientific investigation.

paranormal

adjective Pertaining or relating to phenomena (e.g., clairvoyance, precognition, telekinesis, telepathy) which are not explained by natural laws and principles of the physical universe.

paranormal

(pa-ra-nor-mal)
1. Pert. to experiences that are not explainable scientifically. See: extrasensory perception;
2. Moderately abnormal.

paranormal,

adj 1. outside the realm of normal experience or scientific explanation.
n 2. collective term for anomalous phenomena.
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