the quality or state of being transcendent.
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- Sometimes tran·scend·en·cy .
- self-tran·scend·ence, noun
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How to use transcendence in a sentence
It expresses overcoming fear, perseverance and transcendence.Finding these artful animals around Capitol Hill is as easy as ABC | Fritz Hahn | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
They talk about transcendence, the potential for us to upload ourselves into some new form, perhaps into a computerized form.My 3 Greatest Revelations - Issue 102: Hidden Truths | Caleb Scharf | June 16, 2021 | Nautilus
As usual, her story and art are about so much more — the realities of aging, the quest for transcendence and the drumbeat of mortality.
He embodies a sort of transcendence because he stays with Cora and lives on in spirit, encouraging her to pursue the liberation and freedom she desires.Filming ‘The Underground Railroad’ was grueling. But the cast grasped ‘the weight of what we were doing.’ | Stuart Miller | May 13, 2021 | Washington Post
It illuminates a path toward tradition, and also possibly transcendence.In the galleries: A focus on the intersection of art and movement | Mark Jenkins | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze | Lizzie Crocker | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“We are working towards transcendence,” the cardinal said to the packed press room before quickly correcting his mistake.Vatican Bank: No More Secret Accounts For Politicians And “Bad Families” | Barbie Latza Nadeau | July 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If they can manage that, they will have indeed achieved transcendence.Vatican Bank: No More Secret Accounts For Politicians And “Bad Families” | Barbie Latza Nadeau | July 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
transcendence, starring Johnny Depp, is the latest in a series of Hollywood films with what you might call a transhumanist flair.On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System | Jason Silva | April 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But transcendence, despite having all these things going for it, has bombed at the box office and with critics alike.Why Are All of Johnny Depp’s Movies Bombing at the Box Office? | Tricia Romano | April 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There can be only feeling; and the least self-transcendence, even in memory, must be an illusion.Winds Of Doctrine | George Santayana
The transcendence of time beyond nature gives some slight reason for presuming that causal nature should occupy time.The Concept of Nature | Alfred North Whitehead
Moreover, it affords unusual scope for the religious sentiment, freed from its mysticism and transcendence.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study | Jean-Marie Guyau
Instead of this transcendence modern preaching emphasizes immanence, often to a naïve and ludicrous degree.Preaching and Paganism | Albert Parker Fitch
Immanence and transcendence are merely theistic terms for identity and difference.Preaching and Paganism | Albert Parker Fitch