Definition of transcendent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

transcendent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//trænˈsendənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænˈsendənt//
 
(formal)
 
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going beyond the usual limits; extremely great a writer of transcendent genius Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin transcendent- ‘climbing over’, from the verb transcendere, from trans- ‘across’ + scandere ‘climb’.
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