transcendence

[ tran-sen-duh ns ]
/ trænˈsɛn dəns /

noun

the quality or state of being transcendent.

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decorum
Sometimes tran·scend·en·cy.

Origin of transcendence

From the Medieval Latin word trānscendentia, dating back to 1595–1605. See transcendent, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM transcendence

self-tran·scend·ence, noun
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