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immanent - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'immanent' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Immanent [ a.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'immanent' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . immanent [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
Example in sentence:
  • a cognition is an immanent act of mind
2 . immanent [ s]
Meaning (2):
- of qualities that are spread throughout something
Example in sentence:
  • ambition is immanent in human nature;
  • we think of God as immanent in nature