numinous
[ noo-muh-nuhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
17th Century; Latin from Latin numin-, numen + -ous
Synonyms
  • ethereal
  • divine
  • holy
Antonyms
  • mortal
  • mundane
Definition
spiritual or supernatural
Example
A) Many Ancient Greek demigods were believed to be numinous as they were half-divine. B) Hermione is numinous in intelligence, seeing as it’s almost supernatural.
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