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transcendence

or transcendency

[tran-sen-duh ns] /trænˈsɛn dəns/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being transcendent.
Origin of transcendence
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Medieval Latin trānscendentia. See transcendent, -ence
Related forms
self-transcendence, noun
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  • Indeed, the transcendency of his poetical distinctions has tended to overshadow his other claims and uses.

  • It was her first, because she was the mother of a boy so well behaved that he had become a proverb of transcendency.

    Penrod Booth Tarkington
  • This transcendency on their part inspired them with pride, and they would have liked to make a display of it.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert
  • I believe every problem of life can be solved by the transcendency of the spirit which has transcended us up here.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2 Compton Mackenzie
  • A spy they will not suffer; a lover, a poet, is the transcendency of their own nature,—him they will suffer.

    Essays, Second Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
Word Origin and History for transcendency

transcendence

n.

c.1600, from Medieval Latin transcendentia, from Latin transcendentem (see transcendent).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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