Adjective "Transcendent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Transcendent


    Definition:

    1. going beyond ordinary limits; surpassing; exceeding.

    2. superior or supreme.

    3. Theology. (of the Deity) transcending the universe, time, etc.Compare immanent (def 3).

    4. Philosophy. Scholasticism. above all possible modes of the infinite. Kantianism. transcending experience; not realizable in human experience.Compare transcendental (defs 5a, c). (in modern realism) referred to, but beyond, direct apprehension; outside consciousness. noun, Mathematics.

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    Examples:

    "gods can be transcendent above histories."

    "worlds can be transcendent."

    "gods can be transcendent."

    "loves can be transcendent."

    "powers can be transcendent."

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