Immanence vs Inherent - What's the difference?

immanence | inherent |


As a noun immanence

is the state of being immanent; inherency.

As an adjective inherent is

inherent.

immanence

Noun

(en noun)
  • The state of being immanent; inherency.
  • The state of dwelling within and not extending beyond a given domain.
  • (philosophy, metaphysics, theology) The concept of the presence of deity in and throughout the real world; the idea that God is everywhere and in everything. Contrast (transcendence).
  • Synonyms

    * immanency

    Usage notes

    Not to be confused with (imminence) or .

    See also

    * transcendence

    inherent

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Naturally as part or consequence of something.
  • * (Lyn Beth Neylon)
  • You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
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    Usage notes

    * Not to be confused with inherit .

    Antonyms

    * extrinsic

    Synonyms

    * ingrained