Im·ma·nent a. Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
A cognition is an immanent act of mind. --Sir W. Hamilton.
An immanent power in the life of the world. --Hare.
adj 1: of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a
cognition is an immanent act of mind" [syn: subjective]
2: of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition
is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent