Part of speech: adjective

Exceeding human power or attainment.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Sarah Orne Jewett.