Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

transcendence

[tran-sen-duh ns] /trænˈsɛn dəns/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being transcendent.
Sometimes, transcendency.
Origin of transcendence
1595-1605
From the Medieval Latin word trānscendentia, dating back to 1595-1605. See transcendent, -ence
Related forms
self-transcendence, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for transcendence
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
Word Origin and History for transcendence
n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for transcendence

Word Value for transcendence

0
23
Scrabble Words With Friends