Definition of superhuman adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmən//
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈhjuːmən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈhjuːmən//
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having much greater power, knowledge, etc. than is normal synonym heroic superhuman strength It took an almost superhuman effort to contain his anger. compare subhuman Word Originmid 17th cent.: from late Latin superhumanus (see super-, human).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superhuman