What does the word superhuman mean?

Usage examples for superhuman

  1. The two great decisive reverses suffered by that wretched Emperor of the blood- stained hands were, everyone knows, the retreat from the Marne and then that check in Belgium, in the face of a very small handful of sailors of superhuman tenacity. – War by Pierre Loti
  2. His superhuman powers are in keeping with the picture drawn of his character. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  3. The fear of her superhuman enemies had forsaken her, and her only desire was to reach the light that shone from the looming shadow of the house. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett