Definition of transhistorical in English:


Line breaks: trans|his¦tor¦ical
Pronunciation: /ˌtranzhɪsˈtɒrɪk(ə)l
, ˌtrɑːnz/


  • Transcending historical boundaries; eternal: femininity may not be a transhistorical absolute
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    • Once more historical distance is sacrificed in the interest of a transhistorical principle.
    • Several essays emphasize the formal elements involved in reproducing both American myths through the effective employment of transhistorical archetypes.
    • His clear preference for thematic parallels and transhistorical modeling returns an attenuated history, largely organized without causes and contexts.

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