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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.
References in classic literature ?
A vision--a transcendently seductive vision of a Mexican girl arose before her.
The inspiration-- I can call it by no other name--was that I felt how voluntarily, how transcendently, I MIGHT.
I find it, however, so transcendently stimulating and clarifying to the mind that its secondary action is a matter of small moment.
He was,' replied he, with the same calm gravity as before; 'but do not wrong me by supposing that I could continue my friendship and esteem to a man who could so infamously, so impiously forsake and injure one so transcendently - well, I won't speak of it.
If her countenance and hair had rather a floury appearance, as though from living in some transcendently genteel Mill, it was rather because she was a chalky creation altogether, than because she mended her complexion with violet powder, or had turned grey.
After dinner, the staffers (usually in their early 20s and from all over the country) introduce themselves and talk about the camps' history, or sing a few songs (sometimes transcendently, sometimes, well, not so much) or tell us how to find the best view of the alpenglow on Clouds Rest ridge.
He's stubbornly written sublime, thoughtful, hilarious and transcendently beautiful songs, with humour, intelligence and heart, completely outside of mainstream pop, when he wasn't writing soundtracks to animated kids movies.
CW 146) and meet up with The Misfit and his crew of escaped felons, the whole family is murdered before the grandmother realizes that the man standing before her, the person who "'can't make what all [he] done wrong fit what all [he] gone through in punishment'" is, morally, transcendently, "'one of [her] own children'" (CW 152).
3) To answer, Aquinas, in part, reaches back to the opposite end of existence and works from minerals (non-living things) up the hierarchy of being to plants, animals, men, angels, and finally God, who exists infinitely and transcendently above his creation.
In such a vision, the cosmos appears to the human being both as divine light to see (the universe is a theophany of light revealing God who is an invisible light) and light that must be unseen precisely because this light veils the dark light or "luminous darkness" of the transcendently invisible divine light.
And the choir members are absolutely loving every minute of this transcendently beautiful music.
At this point, you might resist Balbus view on the grounds that the Stoic god, while not transcendently omnipotent, has no constraints on the qualities he can give to matter.