This is one of those words that I could guess the meaning and came to learn it through what I was reading, but after seeing it again in the current book I am reading, I thought it was time to look it up officially. As it turns out, my guess was correct but then again I guess this one is kind of a no brainer
pre·ter·nat·u·ral[pree-ter-nach-er-uhl, -nach-ruhl] Show IPA
out of the ordinary course of nature; exceptional orabnormal: preternatural powers.
outside of nature; supernatural.