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
References in classic literature ?
There is one transcendant advantage belonging to the province of the State governments, which alone suffices to place the matter in a clear and satisfactory light, -- I mean the ordinary administration of criminal and civil justice.
Disney hit on something truly transcendant when they first made their furry and hopeful adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy in 1994.
Cela s'inscrit dans un plan tendant a liquider la question palestinienne a travers l'accord du siecle, en conjonction avec les fuites des plans et propositions de l'accord transcendant toutes les resolutions pertinentes des Nations Unies, notamment l'abolition du droit de retour des refugies palestiniens dans leurs foyers conformement a la resolution 194 et l'abolition de l'agence de l'UNRWA, temoin de la tragedie des refugies, etablie par la resolution (3020 de 1949).
Elle place le probleme de la souffrance sur le plan transcendant des raisons et du sens absolus.
What I call genealogy is a form of history which takes account of the constitution of knowledge, discourses, domains of the object etc, without having to refer to a subject which is either transcendant in relation to the field of events, or which flits through history with no identity at all ( FOUCAULT, 1979, p.136).
The third framework focuses on the concept of bayan, or 'place'; it is a geographically transcendant term that can mean the local community, the nation or even the Filipino diaspora (p.
Dans ce contexte, la proie et la fortune a laquelle elle est assimilee ne sont pas le resultat d'un echange entre partenaires, mais un don ou une faveur accordee au chasseur par un esprit autoritaire et transcendant. Ce don n'est jamais garanti: il n'est octroye qu'au chasseur vertueux qui a accumule des merites (buyan).
The result is an effortless combination of these genres that's both infectious and, more important, transcendant. No wonder the boys took a minute to, answer my question: How do you describe your music?
Nous considerons donc les figures de Lun et Lautre comme l'expression de la relation entre le prime actant Lautre (Sujet et Non-Sujet) et le tiers actant Lun (immanent et transcendant), qui composent les quatre instances enoncantes dans la semiotique de Jean-Claude Coquet (Coquet, 1973).
To put it diagrammatically: religions tend to understand themselves vertically, from the mundane to the transcendant and vice versa.
Double fondement, en verite : dans l'au-dela transcendant de la legitimite, et dans l'en deca prosaique des rapports de force (effectivite).
De cette maniere, Ronsard efface l'une des lois d'un petrarquisme ascetique ou transcendant, et se rattache en meme temps a la tradition troubadour et nationale qui ne condamnait pas le cinquieme point en amour (25).