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Transcendent vs. Immanent

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  • Transcendent (adjective)

    surpassing usual limits

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    supreme in excellence

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    beyond the range of usual perception

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    free from constraints of the material world

  • Transcendent (noun)

    That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; intrinsic

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.

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  • Transcendent (adjective)

    beyond or above the range of normal or physical human experience

    "the search for a transcendent level of knowledge"

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    surpassing the ordinary; exceptional

    "her transcendent beauty"

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    (of God) existing apart from and not subject to the limitations of the material universe.

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    (in scholastic philosophy) higher than or not included in any of Aristotle's ten categories.

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    (in Kantian philosophy) not realizable in experience.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    existing or operating within; inherent

    "the protection of liberties is immanent in constitutional arrangements"

  • Immanent (adjective)

    (of God) permanently pervading and sustaining the universe.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Transcendent (adjective)

    Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing others; as, transcendent worth; transcendent valor.

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    Transcending, or reaching beyond, the limits of human knowledge; - applied to affirmations and speculations concerning what lies beyond the reach of the human intellect.

  • Transcendent (noun)

    That which surpasses or is supereminent; that which is very excellent.

  • Immanent (adjective)

    Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; - opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.

Webster Dictionary
  • Transcendent (adjective)

    beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding;

    "philosophers...often explicitly reject the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought...and claim to be concerned only with thought itself..."

    "the unknowable mysteries of lifer"

  • Transcendent (adjective)

    exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

  • Immanent (adjective)

    of a mental act performed entirely within the mind;

    "a cognition is an immanent act of mind"

  • Immanent (adjective)

    of qualities that are spread throughout something;

    "ambition is immanent in human nature"

    "we think of God as immanent in nature"

Princeton's WordNet

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