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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tran·scen·dent /-dənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tran·scend·ent a.
 1. Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing others; as, transcendent worth; transcendent valor.
    Clothed with transcendent brightness.   --Milton.
 2. Kantian Philos. Transcending, or reaching beyond, the limits of human knowledge; -- applied to affirmations and speculations concerning what lies beyond the reach of the human intellect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tran·scend·ent, n. That which surpasses or is supereminent; that which is very excellent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or
             understanding; "philosophers...often explicitly reject
             the notion of any transcendent reality beyond
             thought...and claim to be concerned only with thought
             itself..."- W.P.Alston; "the unknowable mysteries of
             lifer" [syn: unknowable]
      2: exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in
         excellence [syn: surpassing]