Origin of immanent
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1. innate, inborn, intrinsic.
1. extrinsic, acquired, superimposed.
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Examples from the Web for immanency
The relation between God and man is a relation of immanency.The Theistic Conception of the World
B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
- existing, operating, or remaining within; inherent
- of or relating to the pantheistic conception of God, as being present throughout the universeCompare transcendent (def. 3)
C16: from Latin immanēre to remain in, from im- (in) + manēre to stay
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Word Origin and History for immanency
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