transcendence


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tran·scen·dent

 (trăn-sĕn′dənt)
adj.
1. Surpassing others; preeminent or supreme.
2. Lying beyond the ordinary range of perception: "fails to achieve a transcendent significance in suffering and squalor" (National Review).
3. Philosophy
a. Transcending the Aristotelian categories.
b. In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
4. Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.

tran·scen′dence, tran·scen′den·cy n.
tran·scen′dent·ly adv.

tran•scend•ence

(trænˈsɛn dəns)

also tran•scend′en•cy,



n.
the quality or state of being transcendent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transcendence - a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experiencetranscendence - a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
being, beingness, existence - the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"
2.transcendence - the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limitstranscendence - the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
supremacy, domination, mastery - power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"

transcendence

transcendency
noun greatness, excellence, superiority, supremacy, ascendancy, pre-eminence, sublimity, paramountcy, incomparability, matchlessness the absolute transcendence of God over all human knowledge and work
Translations

transcendence

[trænˈsendəns] N
1. (= superiority) → lo sobresaliente
2. (Philos) → trascendencia f

transcendence

[trænˈsɛndəns] ntranscendance f

transcendence

, transcendency
nErhabenheit f; (Philos) → Transzendenz f
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