transcendence

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Etymology[edit]

transcend +‎ -ence

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  • IPA(key): /tɹænsˈsɛn.dəns/

Noun[edit]

transcendence (countable and uncountable, plural transcendences)

  1. (countable) the act of surpassing usual limits
  2. (uncountable) the state of being beyond the range of normal perception
  3. (uncountable) the state of being free from the constraints of the material world, as in the case of a deity
  4. superior excellence; supereminence
    • A. V. G. Allen
      The Augustinian theology rests upon the transcendence of Deity at its controlling principle.

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