transcendence [tran-sen-duh ns] ExamplesWord Originnoun
- the quality or state of being transcendent.
Sometimes tran·scend·en·cy. Origin of transcendence From the Medieval Latin word trānscendentia, dating back to 1595–1605. See transcendent, -ence Related formsself-tran·scend·ence, noun Related Words for transcendence supremacy, evolution, virtue, integrity, accomplishment, precision, ideal, superiority, purity, excellence, quality, fulfillment, transcendence, preference, arrangement, preeminence, perfection, prestige, dominance, primacy Examples from the Web for transcendence Contemporary Examples of transcendence
We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.
January 9, 2015
Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp, is the latest in a series of Hollywood films with what you might call a transhumanist flair.
April 26, 2014
But Transcendence, despite having all these things going for it, has bombed at the box office and with critics alike.
April 21, 2014
Especially in Transcendence, co-produced by Nolan, which continues the grand theme of suspiciously familiar plots.
April 18, 2014
So with Transcendence you were reacting against the convention of the evil machine.
April 17, 2014
Historical Examples of transcendence
Consequently, the religious dimension of transcendence is annihilated.
But it is important to note just what this transcendence consists in.
A transcendence of nature is already accomplished in the process of thought.
Edwin Emery Slosson
The idea of the transcendence of God is seen to be growing in the mind of the Jew.
But the one true thing about this impression is its transcendence.
Word Origin and History for transcendence n.
c.1600, from Medieval Latin transcendentia, from Latin transcendentem (see transcendent).