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transcendence

[ tran-sen-duhns ]
/ trænˈsɛn dəns /
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noun

the quality or state of being transcendent.

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Sometimes tran·scend·en·cy .

Origin of transcendence

From the Medieval Latin word trānscendentia, dating back to 1595–1605. See transcendent, -ence
self-tran·scend·ence, noun
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