immanence

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French immanence.

Noun[edit]

immanence (plural immanences)

  1. The state of being immanent; inherency.
  2. The state of dwelling within and not extending beyond a given domain.
  3. (philosophy, metaphysics, theology) The concept of the presence of deity in and throughout the real world; the idea that God is everywhere and in everything. Contrast transcendence.

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Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with imminence or immanant.

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