- (of a mental act) producing an effect outside of the mind.
Compare immanent(def 2).
Origin of transeunt
1615–25; < Latin trānseunt-, oblique stem of trānsiēns passing beyond; see transient
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- philosophy (of a mental act) causing effects outside the mindCompare immanent (def. 2)
C17: from Latin transiēns going over, from transīre to pass over; see trance
Word Origin and History for transeunt
variant of transient (adj.), usually in a sense of "operating beyond itself" (opposite of immanent).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper