Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » T » Trained Nurse ... Transcendental Philosophy

TRANSCENDENT

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does transcendent mean? 

TRANSCENDENT (adjective)
  The adjective TRANSCENDENT has 2 senses:

1. beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
2. exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

  Familiarity information: TRANSCENDENT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSCENDENT (adjective)


Sense 1transcendent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding

Context examples:

philosophers...often explicitly reject the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought...and claim to be concerned only with thought itself... / the unknowable mysteries of life

Similar:

unknown (not known)


Sense 2transcendent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

Synonyms:

surpassing; transcendent

Similar:

superior (of high or superior quality or performance)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"You can't teach grandma to suck eggs." (English proverb)

"Laziness is the mother of all bad habits." (Albanian proverb)

"Leading by example is better than commandments." (Arabic proverb)

"He who lives fast goes straight to his death." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0362 seconds