Transcendent vs Metaphysical - What's the difference?

transcendent | metaphysical |


As adjectives the difference between transcendent and metaphysical

is that transcendent is surpassing usual limits while metaphysical is of or pertaining to metaphysics.

As a noun transcendent

is that which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

transcendent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • surpassing usual limits
  • beyond the range of usual perception
  • free from constraints of the material world
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.
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    metaphysical

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to metaphysics.
  • Immaterial, supersensual, not physical (more properly, "beyond" that which is physical).
  • Derived terms

    * metaphysically

    See also

    * transcendental