Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of transcending, or surpassing.
  • n. The act of passing over something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of transcending, or surpassing; also, passage over.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A passing over or beyond.

Etymologies

See transcend. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But this scene occupies only a minuscule slice of what is otherwise a bang-up hybrid of Kabbalah and terrorists, transcension and realpolitik.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Among the issues raised: the ethics of experimenting on engineered minds; the existential and other risks posed by the creation of AI systems more powerful than humans; the ethics of uploading and technology-enabled transcension; and the creation of ethical goal systems for advanced AI's including those with strong capabilities for self-modification.

    Ethical Technology

  • We've woven it into the core values of economic, social, and environmental health in an attempt to show its transcension of borders, barriers, and differences to truly unify.

    Grape Thinking - Lifestyle, Wine & Culture

  • [b] congenially oversimplify and dramatize technodevelopmental complexities (transcension, apocalypse, revolution, immortality) for lazy, undercritical, or overwrought people and media formations, because they

    amor mundi

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