GRE Word List

TRANSCENDENTAL

going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism

The meaning of the word transcendental is going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism.

Random words

WordMeaning
appropriateacquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
affirmationpositive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
apparentevident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
decipherdecode; CF. indecipherable
chauvinistblindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
maimmutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
myriadvery large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
smudgedirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
discordantnot harmonious; conflicting
fancierbreeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal