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It expresses overcoming fear, perseverance and transcendence.

They talk about transcendence, the potential for us to upload ourselves into some new form, perhaps into a computerized form.

As usual, her story and art are about so much more — the realities of aging, the quest for transcendence and the drumbeat of mortality.

He embodies a sort of transcendence because he stays with Cora and lives on in spirit, encouraging her to pursue the liberation and freedom she desires.

It illuminates a path toward tradition, and also possibly transcendence.

We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.

“We are working towards transcendence,” the cardinal said to the packed press room before quickly correcting his mistake.

If they can manage that, they will have indeed achieved transcendence.

Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp, is the latest in a series of Hollywood films with what you might call a transhumanist flair.

But Transcendence, despite having all these things going for it, has bombed at the box office and with critics alike.

There can be only feeling; and the least self-transcendence, even in memory, must be an illusion.

The transcendence of time beyond nature gives some slight reason for presuming that causal nature should occupy time.

Moreover, it affords unusual scope for the religious sentiment, freed from its mysticism and transcendence.

Instead of this transcendence modern preaching emphasizes immanence, often to a naïve and ludicrous degree.

Immanence and transcendence are merely theistic terms for identity and difference.


On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to transcendence, such as: greatness, merit, perfection, purity, quality, and supremacy.

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