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transcendental is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of transcendental in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… out here pi is transcendental e is …”

meanings of transcendental


  1. That contains elements that are not algebraic.
  2. Concerned with the a priori or intuitive basis of knowledge, independent of experience.
  3. Mystical or supernatural.
  4. Not algebraic (i.e., not the root of any polynomial that has positive degree and rational coefficients).
  5. Superior; surpassing all others; extraordinary; transcendent.


  1. A transcendentalist.
  2. Any one of the three transcendental properties of being: truth, beauty or goodness, which respectively are the ideals of science, art and religion and the principal subjects of the study of logic, aesthetics and ethics.

transcendental frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word transcendental occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics transcendental can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that transcendental can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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