transeunt [tran-see-uh nt] Word Origin adjective Philosophy.

  1. (of a mental act) producing an effect outside of the mind.

Also transient. Compare immanent(def 2). Origin of transeunt 1615–25; Latin trānseunt-, oblique stem of trānsiēns passing beyond; see transient British Dictionary definitions for transeunt transeunt transient adjective

  1. philosophy (of a mental act) causing effects outside the mindCompare immanent (def. 2)

Word Origin for transeunt C17: from Latin transiēns going over, from transīre to pass over; see trance Word Origin and History for transeunt adj.

variant of transient (adj.), usually in a sense of “operating beyond itself” (opposite of immanent).

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