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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Definitions for transmundane

  1. reaching beyond or existing outside the physical or visible world.

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Citations for transmundane
Below me along the lifelines I was aware of many sailors joining in these observations, gazing dumbstruck at it as something transmundane. William Brinkley, The Last Ship, 1988
... a common labourer and a travelling tinker had propounded and discussed one of the most ancient theories of transmundane dominion and influence on mundane affairs. George Meredith, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, 1859
Origin of transmundane
1770-1780
Transmundane was first recorded in 1770-80. It combines Latin trans- “beyond” and mundane, which finds its roots in the Latin word meaning “world.”
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