Definition of transcendence
: the quality or state of being transcendent
Examples of transcendence in a Sentence
makes a case for the transcendence of Louis Armstrong's contributions to the field of jazz
Recent Examples of transcendence from the Web
Ever since, people have expected nothing less than majesty and transcendence, although merely mind-blowing will do in a pinch.
Yet there are tender moments, luminous in their transcendence, to lift the reader’s mood.
Transcendence is not a goal served by the pat conclusions that mar some of these stories.
There’s always been this sense of the blues somehow related to trauma as well as a kind of transcendence.
A desire for wisdom and transcendence permeates the collection.
For a band devoted to playing live and always chasing transcendence, the Dead were insanely well documented.
While there, Kozlowski learned to meditate and listen to herself, experiencing moments of awe and transcendence.
But the show only addresses transcendence and transformation in simplistic ways, celebrating an old-fashioned, maddeningly generic notion of humanity.
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