transcendent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From transcend +‎ -ent, or borrowed from Latin trānscendēns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɹæn(t)ˈsɛndənt/

Adjective[edit]

transcendent (comparative more transcendent, superlative most transcendent)

  1. surpassing usual limits
  2. supreme in excellence
    • 1837, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Ethel Churchill, volume 3, page 218:
      Both stood silent, gazing on each other; Walter was actually lost in admiration of Lady Marchmont's transcendent beauty.
  3. beyond the range of usual perception
  4. free from constraints of the material world

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

transcendent (plural transcendents)

  1. That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin trānscendēns. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌtrɑn.sɛnˈdɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trans‧cen‧dent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective[edit]

transcendent (not comparable)

  1. (mathematic) transcendental, not algebraic

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of transcendent
uninflected transcendent
inflected transcendente
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial transcendent
indefinite m./f. sing. transcendente
n. sing. transcendent
plural transcendente
definite transcendente
partitive transcendents

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

transcendent

  1. third-person plural present indicative/subjunctive of transcender

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trānscendent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of trānscendō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French transcendant, from Latin transcendens.

Adjective[edit]

transcendent m or n (feminine singular transcendentă, masculine plural transcendenți, feminine and neuter plural transcendente)

  1. transcendent

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