Superb vs Transcendent - What's the difference?

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Superb is a related term of transcendent.


As adjectives the difference between superb and transcendent

is that superb is while transcendent is surpassing usual limits.

As a noun transcendent is

that which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

superb

English

Adjective

(er)
  • First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good.
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  • *:Captain Edward Carlisle; he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.
  • Grand; magnificent; august; stately.
  • :
  • (lb) Haughty.
  • *1858 , (Julia Kavanagh), Adèle, a Tale: Volume 2 (p.235):
  • *:A remark which Isabella received with a superb curl of the lip, but at the same time, and to her brother's infinite relief, she walked away.
  • Synonyms

    * excellent * superlative

    Derived terms

    * superbly

    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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