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Definition of "transcendence" []

  • The act of surpassing usual limits (noun)
  • The state of being beyond the range of normal perception (noun)
  • The state of being free from the constraints of the material world, as in the case of a deity (noun)
  • Superior excellence; supereminence (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "transcendence" in a sentence
  • "He reserves the term transcendence to describe this act of "world-making.""
  • "And it seems strangely appropriate also that what goes with this transcendence is a balancing step towards humanity -- an ability to age and die but also an ability to have children."
  • "That kind of transcendence is our only hope in a dangerous age like this."