extrasensory vs paranormal what difference

what is difference between extrasensory and paranormal

English

Etymology

From Latin extra, outside and sentire, to feel; equivalent to extra- +‎ sensory

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛkstɹəˈsɛnsəɹi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnsəɹi

Adjective

extrasensory

  1. Of or relating to extrasensory perception.

Translations

See also

  • extrasensory perception
  • ESP on Wikipedia
  • extrasensory on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


English

Etymology

para- (above, beyond; abnormal) +‎ normal; compare supernatural.

Adjective

paranormal (comparative more paranormal, superlative most paranormal)

  1. That (ostensibly) cannot be explained by what scientists know; supernatural; especially of or pertaining to ghosts, spirits, and hypothesized abilities like telepathy.

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

paranormal (plural paranormals)

  1. A person to whom paranormal powers are attributed.
  2. (with “the”) Paranormal phenomena collectively, or as a field of study.

Catalan

Etymology

para- +‎ normal

Adjective

paranormal (masculine and feminine plural paranormals)

  1. paranormal

Further reading

  • “paranormal” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “paranormal” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “paranormal” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.

French

Etymology

para- +‎ normal

Adjective

paranormal (feminine singular paranormale, masculine plural paranormaux, feminine plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

Further reading

  • “paranormal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌpaʁanɔʁˈmaːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

paranormal (not comparable)

  1. paranormal

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

para- +‎ normal

Adjective

paranormal m or f (plural paranormais, comparable)

  1. paranormal

Derived terms

  • paranormalmente

Further reading

  • “paranormal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Etymology

From French paranormal

Adjective

paranormal m or n (feminine singular paranormală, masculine plural paranormali, feminine and neuter plural paranormale)

  1. paranormal

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From para- +‎ normal.

Adjective

paranormal (plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

Further reading

  • “paranormal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Adjective

paranormal (not comparable)

  1. paranormal

Declension

Further reading

  • paranormal in Svensk ordbok.

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