Usage examples for transcendent

  1. Amidst the disasters of 1797 he seemed the only man able to retrieve the past, and to be shut out from command by Thugut's insane jealousy of his " transcendent abilities." – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. But the glory of these men, eminent as they were, is cast into the shade by the transcendent lustre of one immortal name. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  3. In all his life nothing mystic, nothing to disturb or rouse his imagination had hitherto come to him, and now this transcendent marvel, this face born of the invisible and intangible essence of the air, beat down his self- assurance and destroyed his smug conception of the universe. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland