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of the greatest possible degree, quality, or intensity

existing only in concept and not in reality

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exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

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beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding

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49) This "God-forsakenness" is the absence of God not only as transcendently existing, but even as Kant's as-if God or his God of the postulates of pure practical reason.
The God of ancient Israel, too, was transcendently anthropomorphic, (43) and His transcendence was morphic as well.
Maxine Kumin, who turned eighty-two with the publication of Still to Mow, her sixteenth collection of poetry, may not have revolutionized her technical style since the 1970s and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Up Country, but she has kept her mind and voice in pace with the world, perhaps because the generative center of her world is always the garden and farm, plants and animals, and the transcendently meditative labors they require.
But Christmas is more than one historical event, transcendently important though that event was.
Whether battling Zulus, or doing consular work in fascist Argentina or being a miserable misanthropic old soak Michael Caine is, transcendently, a great film star.
20) The like holds for "love," "know," "cause," "will," "desire," and many another term when applied transcendently, beyond all specificity, for instance, to God.
Among the hits: a fresh revival of the homo warhorse Cabaret; Equus, starring a postpubescent, hairier Harry Potter stripping off; the long-running Billy Elliot, whose "little boy wants to be a dancer" story line speaks to every gay man in the teary-eyed audience; the two-gay-icons-for-the-price-of-one production of The Lady From Dubuque, written by Edward Albee and offering a transcendently hammy Maggie Smith; and a revival of Kiss of the Spider Woman.
The first brings together La Rue's strange and transcendently beautiful Requiem Mass, his only setting of the Office of the Dead and one of the earliest polyphonic Requiem settings currently known.
In fact, the main effect of the hallucinogenic yage on Burroughs appears to have been transcendently powerful nausea, and if he gained any insight into the nature and purpose of existence thereby, it does not emerge from these pages.
The story revolves around a poor Hindu schoolteacher (played by Om Puri) who becomes devoted to a dying Muslim poet (Shashi Kapoor) and his transcendently beautiful Urdu poetry.
Over the course of decades, from the 19th century to the 1960s, the intellectual framework which permitted and indeed required the beliefs that the human right-to-life was a transcendently anchored absolute and that the category of "human" was independent of social definitions of "person" began to fade, first for the intellectual elite and then for a widening circle of the public.
Upward: mysticism, art, spirituality, love (mystic love for the individual as eros then transformed to the transcendently awesome love for all existence of agape).
9) Transpersonal self: transcendently experience the self expanding into unrealized potentials for the good of all
By contrast, Christian philosophical anthropology denies human autonomy and sees human dignity in man's resemblance to and participation in God (the imago Dei) through prelapsarian immortality and the capacity for holiness through a transcendently oriented and ordered free will.
45) It was more profoundly a way of insisting, while poetically recycling the actual words of materialist thinkers, on a materialist view of language that refuses to attribute to speech any level of meaning transcendently separate from its availability to the senses.