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Meaning of IMMANENT

Pronunciation:  'imununt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  (philosophy) of a mental act; occurring entirely within the mind

IMMANENT is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: subjective
 Antonyms: transeunt, transient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Im"ma*nent\, a. [L. immanens, p. pr. of immanere to
remain in or near; pref. im- in + manere to remain: cf. F.
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.

      An immanent power in the life of the world. --Hare.

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