Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of transcendent.

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Examples

  • Secular ethics invariably winds up as either an unexamined acquiescence in transcendant morality or an elaborate justification for using others as means to our own ends.

    My Annual Comment on the “Christmas Wars”

  • I can agree with this, and I also don't have a problem with using the word transcendant, with the connotation being "higher level".

    Against Darwinism

  • I can agree with this, and I also don't have a problem with using the word transcendant, with the connotation being "higher level".

    Against Darwinism

  • There's some kind of transcendant perfection in that.

    May The Fourth Be With You

  • The more we find out about our "transcendant" candidate and his advisors, the more skeptical we should be.

    Gerald McEntee: Obama and His Subprime Supporters -- Are His Words For Real?

  • The nearest you've got to "transcendant" beings in VELLUM are those faded gods (Enlil and Sin, for example) who live on only in crumbling statues and inscribed clay, ghosts all but dissolved into their pathetic archaeological remnants.

    On Existence And Eternity

  • The nearest you've got to "transcendant" beings in VELLUM are those faded gods (Enlil and Sin, for example) who live on only in crumbling statues and inscribed clay, ghosts all but dissolved into their pathetic archaeological remnants.

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  • Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz have joined forces to create some kind of transcendant superpower of bullsh*t human obnoxiousness for all of us to do our best to ignore.

    While You Were Spending Easter With The Sopranos | Best Week Ever

  • I think the Court could well rely on Lawrence - it's "transcendant" view of the individual, as Justice Kennedy so dreamily put it, and strike the Act.

    Expressive litigation.

  • God is merely a term for the transcendant which is anything that is beyond our understanding.

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