transcendent

Transcendent describes something so excellent that it's beyond the range of human understanding.

Transcendent shares the prefix trans, meaning "across," with many familiar words such as transport ("carry across"), transcontinental ( across a continent"), and transparent ("allowing light to shine across"). Transcendental meditation carries people across to a higher consciousness. So something transcendent goes across boring reality into super awesomeness in a world all its own. It moves you. Angels are transcendent, and even your favorite novel can be transcendent.

Definitions of transcendent
  1. adjective
    exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
    synonyms: surpassing
    superior
    of high or superior quality or performance
  2. adjective
    beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
    “the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought”
    Synonyms:
    unknowable
    not knowable
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