emanation

[ em-uh-ney-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF emanation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMANATION

The universe is an emanation from the perfect, and an effort towards perfection.

Philosophers (he says) have always regarded the world as an emanation from God.

I thought heartily: and no emanation from any menore was ever more sincere.

Has he not told you himself that every gift he possesses is but an emanation of his selfishness?

What is the beauty of yonder maiden but an emanation from the divine?

Every fuel hold was filled to capacity, with no leakage and no emanation.

He explained the universe as an emanation from Brahman, which is all in all.

Divine Providence corresponds to divine influence or emanation.

The soul of man is thus an emanation from the godhead, into whom it will eventually be re-absorbed.

Or was she but the emanation of all the beauty he had loved and must leave so soon?

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Late Latin emanationem (nominative emanatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin emanare "flow out, arise, proceed," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + manare "to flow," from PIE root *ma- "damp."

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