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 (trăns-pûr′sə-nəl, trănz-)
Transcending or reaching beyond the personal or individual.


(Psychology) referring to psychological states beyond the personal, such as mystical or spiritual experiences


(trænsˈpɜr sə nl)

1. extending beyond or transcending the personal.
2. being or involving an altered state of consciousness.
trans•per′son•al•ly, adv.
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Futurism, transrational poetry, and psychoanalytical interpretations of literature
So Haiti, known for its natural and sociopolitical calamities, offers us a book about the immaterial, transrational spirituality of its Vodou, about the world beyond time and space.
A similarly totalizing mode of thinking appears in an essay Zdanevich wrote--with Aleksei Kruchenykh, one of the famed creators of transrational zaum poetry--for a 1917 exhibition in Georgia's capital city, Tbilisi, featuring the work of his brother Kirill Zdanevich, who had fought in World War I and had just been demobilized.
However, instead of using the former as an argument in favor of God's existence, Malick uses a universe impregnated with beauty to relate to his viewers on a transrational level.
In turn, the act of faith would be construed, not as a transrational knowledge, but as an irrational "leap" wholly inaccessible to reason.
This is not to say it is irrational but, perhaps, transrational or beyond reason alone.
responded with a nomadic, transrational vengeance - redoubling its
The borderland personality is one who may have experienced the same trauma and anxiety as the borderline personality but does not split as a result of his/her transrational experience(s), or who has healed the split that occurred.
It is clearly transconventional, transrational (in the sense of going beyond formal logic), transintellectual and so forth.
by a deliberate play on word and their accepted meanings, aimed to produce a transrational language in which words functioned in a purely formal, artistic way" (Bennet, 1979:20).
Eroticism (spiritual, yes, but even physical), the human yearning for Redemption, the Divine Love of creation and creatures, the rational and the transrational are just some of the ingredients introduced by Solovyov.
Spirituality is an essential aspect of being that is existentially subjective, transrational, non-local, and non-temporal.