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transcendent

tran·scend·ent

transcendent

 
 
pronunciation:
traen sen dnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: going beyond the ordinary; surpassing; extraordinary.
She wanted to see for herself the transcendent beauty of the Himalayas.
definition 2: in philosophy, beyond the limits of human experience or knowledge.
definition 3: in theology, beyond and independent of the material universe, as God. (Cf. immanent.)
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derivations: transcendently (adv.), transcendence (n.), transcendency (n.)
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