[ im-uh-nuhnt ]
/ ˈɪm ə nənt /
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remaining within; indwelling; inherent.
Philosophy. (of a mental act) taking place within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it.Compare transeunt.
Theology. (of the Deity) indwelling the universe, time, etc.Compare transcendent (def. 3).
OTHER WORDS FOR immanent
OPPOSITES FOR immanent
1 extrinsic, acquired, superimposed.
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Origin of immanent
OTHER WORDS FROM immanent
im·ma·nence [im-uh-nuhns], /ˈɪm ə nəns/, im·ma·nen·cy [im-uh-nuhn-see], /ˈɪm ə nən si/, nounim·ma·nent·ly, adverbnon·im·ma·nent, adjectivenon·im·ma·nent·ly, adverb
un·im·ma·nent, adjectiveun·im·ma·nent·ly, adverb
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How to use immanent in a sentence
Nature never disappoints, for she is of God and in her he yet immanently abides.Among the Forces|Henry White Warren
British Dictionary definitions for immanent
/ (ˈɪmənənt) /
existing, operating, or remaining within; inherent
of or relating to the pantheistic conception of God, as being present throughout the universeCompare transcendent (def. 3)
Derived forms of immanentimmanence or immanency, nounimmanently, adverb
Word Origin for immanent
C16: from Latin immanēre to remain in, from im- (in) + manēre to stay
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