Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Existing or extending beyond the physical world.

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  • adj. Occurring beyond the physical world

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Beyond this world or the things of this world.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. existing or extending beyond the physical world

Etymologies

trans- +‎ mundane (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In this transmundane vision he anticipates Gaston Bachelard's views.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • [285] They sometimes add subjective audita et visa to the facts, but as these are usually interpreted as transmundane, they oblige no alteration in the facts of sense.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • At these places at least, I say, it would seem as though transmundane energies, God, if you will, produced immediate effects within the natural world to which the rest of our experience belongs.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • Even religious feelings, the most ideal of all feelings, manifest themselves by words, by songs, by kneeling, and kissing of sacred objects; and I would deprive the love for a woman of all embodiment, sever all connection with the earth, and make it live upon earth in a transmundane shape!

    Without Dogma

  • Is there perhaps a transmundane experience in Being, something corresponding to a

    Meaning of Truth

  • Whatever of transmundane metaphysical insight or of practically inapplicable æsthetic perception or ethical sentiment we may carry in our interiors might at this rate be regarded as only part of the incidental excess of function that necessarily accompanies the working of every complex machine.

    Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals

  • [287] They sometimes add subjective audita et visa to the facts, but as these are usually interpreted as transmundane, they oblige no alteration in the facts of sense.

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature

  • I say, it would seem as though transmundane energies, God, if you will, produced immediate effects within the natural world to which the rest of our experience belongs.

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature

  • At best, doubting hope looks only to a merely individual wellbeing, and the idea of a real kingdom of God, which has its roots in the earthly life of moral man, and its crown in a transmundane perfection, and of which the essence is the history of humanity, remains unknown even to the most highly enlightened heathendom.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

  • Raynham had lent a careless half-compelled attention to the foregoing dialogue, wherein a common labourer and a travelling tinker had propounded and discussed one of the most ancient theories of transmundane dominion and influence on mundane affairs.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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