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From im- (in) + Latin manare (to flow). Compare mantio (a flowing).


immanation (plural immanations)

  1. A flowing or entering in.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for immanation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


  • 1977, Annie Dillard, Holy the Firm
    "that the world is immanation, that God is in the thing, and eternally present here, if nowhere else."