supernatural etymology

English word supernatural comes from Latin naturam, Latin super, and later Latin supernaturalis (Supernatural.)

Detailed word origin of supernatural

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
naturam Latin (lat)
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
supernaturalis Latin (lat) Supernatural.
supernatural English (eng) (countable) A supernatural being.. (uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".) Above nature; beyond or added to nature, often so considered because it is given by a deity or some force beyond that which humans are born with. In Roman Catholic theology, sanctifying grace is considered to be a supernatural addition to human [...]

Words with the same origin as supernatural

Descendants of super
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