Definition of transcendence in English:

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Pronunciation: /trɑːnˈsɛnd(ə)ns/ /tranˈsɛnd(ə)ns/
(also transcendency)


[mass noun]
Existence or experience beyond the normal or physical level: the possibility of spiritual transcendence in the modern world
More example sentences
  • They are the inability to distinguish between transcendence in fact and transcendence in illusion.
  • In science fiction there can be no inexplicable marvels, no transcendences, no devils or demons.
  • Enough to raise themselves to the same level of transcendence.
superiority, supremacy, predominance, pre-eminence, ascendancy;
excellence, greatness, magnificence, sublimity, importance

Words that rhyme with transcendence

attendance, dependence, interdependence, overdependence, resplendence, superintendence, tendance
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