preternaturally

All Adverb
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  • He turned to her now with a manner that was preternaturally quiet. Cited from The Mystics, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • I was quiet, preternaturally so, I think, as I took down the message. Cited from The Certainty of a Future Life in Mars, by L. P. Gratacap
  • Sometimes, preternaturally bright, the wood seemed lit up as though for some magic festival. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • He now looked preternaturally tall, and there was a mist between her and him. Cited from The Elusive Pimpernel, by Baroness Orczy
  • Seven preternaturally long faces at this point started up like the Seven-sleepers. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IV, by Francke (Ed.)
  • But women, so they say, are preternaturally quick to recognize an enemy of the home. Cited from Rimrock Jones, by Dane Coolidge
  • His face was preternaturally solemn, and he looked as if he was engaged in the most serious business of his life. Cited from In Luck at Last, by Walter Besant
  • But the quality of caution seems to have been preternaturally developed within his breast. Cited from The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Vol. 1, by John Charles Dent
  • But his face was preternaturally grave when he spoke. Cited from Miss Billy's Decision, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • By this time these preternaturally keen men in the War Office knew me better than I knew myself. Cited from The Living Present, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • And if spirit could act directly and preternaturally on matter, in spite of the laws of matter, perhaps matter might act on spirit. Cited from Alexandria and her Schools by Charles Kingsley
  • Tom's countenance became preternaturally grave, but he did not venture to speak. Cited from The Golden Dream, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • As usual after dinner he was slightly feverish, and his thoughts were preternaturally clear. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • I have photographs of children whose hair has turned preternaturally blonde because of lack of protein.
  • Out of a white face she looked straight before her with eyes preternaturally wide and full of dazed wonderment. Cited from A Pagan of the Hills, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Then it was quiet again, and his ears seemed preternaturally keen. Cited from Dick Prescotts's Fourth Year at West Point, by H. Irving Hancock
  • John shook his head and put on the preternaturally wise look of the light-witted. Cited from The Hosts of the Air, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Indeed his mind seems preternaturally active, as in a combination of dream and cerebration. Cited from Advance of English Poetry, William Lyon Phelps
  • So she sat still in a corner and listened to the conversation, which was indeed preternaturally stupid. Cited from Girls and Women, by Harriet E. Paine (AKA: E. Chester)
  • The novel concerns his progress from infant to almost preternaturally brilliant child.
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Meaning of preternaturally

  • adverb In a supernatural manner
    she was preternaturally beautiful