immanent

[im-uh-nuhnt]
adjective
1.
remaining within; indwelling; inherent.
2.
Philosophy. (of a mental act) taking place within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare transeunt.
3.
Theology. (of the Deity) indwelling the universe, time, etc. Compare transcendent ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1525–35; < Late Latin immanent- (stem of immanēns), present participle of immanēre to stay in, equivalent to im- im-1 + man(ēre) to stay + -ent- -ent; see remain

immanence, immanency, noun
immanently, adverb
nonimmanence, noun
nonimmanency, noun
nonimmanent, adjective
nonimmanently, adverb
unimmanent, adjective
unimmanently, adverb

eminent, immanent, imminent.


1. innate, inborn, intrinsic.


1. extrinsic, acquired, superimposed.
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immanent (ˈɪmənənt)
 
adj
1.  existing, operating, or remaining within; inherent
2.  Compare transcendent of or relating to the pantheistic conception of God, as being present throughout the universe
 
[C16: from Latin immanēre to remain in, from im- (in) + manēre to stay]
 
'immanence
 
n
 
'immanency
 
n
 
'immanently
 
adv

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immanent
"indwelling, inherent," 1530s, via Fr., from L.L. immanens, prp. of L. immanere, from in- "in" + manere "to dwell" (see manor). Contrasted with transcendent.
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Example sentences
Stake is much higher, a level of trust has to be immanent and a positive
  medical treatment outcome is not guaranteed.
Rather he/she knows that the literary work can be comprehended only within the
  range of the immanent horizon of expectation.
If impact is immanent and the storm berm is breached, consider the placement of
  a second boom array behind the storm berm.
The potential for a much larger and more hazardous conflagration is extremely
  high and immanent.
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