immanent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Entered English around 1530, via French, from Late Latin immanēns, present participle of Latin immanēre, from im- (in) + manēre (to dwell, remain, stay). Cognate with remain and manor.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

immanent (comparative more immanent, superlative most immanent)

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  1. Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; inherent; integral; intrinsic; indwelling.
  2. Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.
  3. (philosophy, metaphysics, theology, of a deity) existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.
  4. (philosophy, of a mental act) Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.
  5. Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.

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Usage notesEdit

  • Not to be confused with imminent (about to occur) or immanant (a certain type of scalar property of a matrix).

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DutchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

immanent (not comparable)

  1. immanent

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

immanent (masculine and feminine, plural immanents)

  1. immanent

GermanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

immanent (not comparable)

  1. immanent

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • Immanenz

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

immanent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of immaneō
Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 06:10