Definition of Transcendency

1. Noun. A state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience.

Exact synonyms: Transcendence
Generic synonyms: Being, Beingness, Existence
Derivative terms: Transcendent, Transcendent

2. Noun. The state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits.

Definition of Transcendency

1. Noun. transcendence ¹

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Definition of Transcendency

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Medical Definition of Transcendency

1. 1. The quality or state of being transcendent; superior excellence; supereminence. "The Augustinian theology rests upon the transcendence of Deity at its controlling principle." (A. V. G. Allen) 2. Elevation above truth; exaggeration. ""Where transcendencies are more allowed."" (Bacon) Origin: Cf. L. Transcendentia, F. Transcendance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcendency

transcellular fluids
transcellular transport
transcellular water
transcendency (current term)
transcendental anatomy
transcendental critique
transcendental egos
transcendental function
transcendental functions
transcendental idealism
transcendental meditation
transcendental number
transcendental numbers
transcendental philosophy
transcendental realism

Literary usage of Transcendency

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Evanston Colloquium: Lectures on Mathematics Delivered from Aug. 28 to by Felix Klein (1893)
"THE transcendency OF THE NUMBERS e AND TT. (September 4, 1893.) LAST Saturday we discussed inexact mathematics ; to-day we shall speak of the most exact ..."

2. What is Reality?: An Inquiry as to the Reasonableness of Natural Religion by Francis Howe Johnson (1891)
"... deficiencies of the transcendent view, and the upholder of transcendency has pronounced the doctrine of an immanent God to be no better than pantheism. ..."

3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... not concerning a physical element or principle, bat concerning the true Ens, or the Divine transcendency—adding, that though some of those ancient ..."

4. Recent Advances in Theistic Philosophy of Religion by James Lindsay (1897)
"We do not find any conclusive force in the exception which has been taken to Dr Martineau's doctrine of Some- transcendency, because of his holding creation ..."

5. Political Fragments of Archytas, Charondas, Zaleucus, and Other Ancient by Thomas Taylor (1822)
"For he is venerable and honourable, through transcendency and magnitude of virtue. He is benign, because he is beneficent, and the giver of good; ..."

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