What does the word transcendent mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Transcendently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Exalted; spiritual.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Transcendentness.

Usage examples for transcendent

  1. Dias represents the negro- unsurpassable in fidelity and personal courage, and needing only leadership to show transcendent military qualities. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  2. Though it is not wrong to say of Burke that as an orator he was transcendent, yet in that immediate influence upon his hearers which is commonly supposed to be the mark of oratorical success, all the evidence is that Burke generally failed. – Burke by John Morley
  3. True the report that reached my far- off land Of all His wisdom and transcendent fame; Yet I believed not until I came,- Bowed to the dust till raised by royal hand. – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal