Definition of Transcendentalist

1. Noun. Advocate of transcendentalism.

Generic synonyms: Philosopher
Derivative terms: Transcendentalism



Definition of Transcendentalist

1. n. One who believes in transcendentalism.

Definition of Transcendentalist

1. Noun. One who believes in transcendentalism. ¹

2. Noun. A group of philosophers who assert that true knowledge is obtained by faculties of the mind that transcend sensory experience; those who exalt intuition above empirical knowledge and ordinary mentation. Used in modern times of some post-Kantian German philosophers, and of the school of Emerson. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcendentalist

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transcendent
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transcendental idealism
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transcendentalist (current term)
transcendentalists
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Literary usage of Transcendentalist

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

1. Margaret Fuller: A Psychological Biography by Katharine Susan Anthony (1920)
"... VI THE transcendentalist EARLY in Margaret's Boston career, George Sand burst upon a startled world. Naturally Margaret followed her life and works with ..."

2. The New Englander (1843)
"A PLAIN DISCUSSION WITH A transcendentalist. Mr. B. Is there any prospect that the community will ever understand your new system of philosophy and faith ? ..."

3. Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1885)
"The transcendentalist . — Boston " Transcendentalism." — " The Dial." — Brook Farm. § 2. First Series of Essays published. ..."

4. Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1884)
"The transcendentalist. — Boston " Transcendentalism." — " The Dial." — Brook Farm. § 2. First Series of Essays published. ..."

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