transcendent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

transcend +‎ -ent, or borrowed from Latin transcendens.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɹæn(t)ˈsɛndənt/

Adjective[edit]

transcendent (comparative more transcendent, superlative most transcendent)

  1. surpassing usual limits
  2. supreme in excellence
  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/
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  • 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]

Verb[edit]

transcendent

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

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

transcendent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of transcendō