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Definition of preternatural adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

preternatural

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌprit̮ərˈnætʃrəl//
 
, NAmE//ˌprit̮ərˈnætʃərəl//
 
[only before noun] (formal)
 
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that does not seem natural; that cannot be explained by natural laws preternatural power
preternaturally
 
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adverb The city was preternaturally quiet.
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