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extramundane

Line breaks: extra|mun¦dane
Pronunciation: /ɛkstrəˈmʌndeɪn
 
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Definition of extramundane in English:

adjective

rare
Outside or beyond the physical world.
Example sentences
  • As participants in communication we adopt as it were an extramundane position with respect to the innerworldly items (including our own experiences) about which we can come to an understanding.
  • For the dominant Unity of the universe not only rules the world, but also constructs or makes it; and it is higher than the world and, if I may so put it, extramundane; it is thus the ultimate reason of things.
  • If heaven and earth, that is, the universe, were created, they must have had a creator; and that creator must be extramundane.

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