immanent vs imminent

immanent imminent


  • 1) Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; inherent; integral; intrinsic; indwelling.
  • 2) philosophy, metaphysics, theology existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.
  • 3) Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.
  • 4) philosophy, of a mental act Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.
  • 5) Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.
  • 6) Existing or remaining within; inherent.
  • 7) Restricted entirely to the mind; subjective.
  • 8) Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
  • 9) of qualities that are spread throughout something
  • 10) Remaining within; indwelling.


  • 1) about to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.
  • 2) About to occur; impending.
  • 3) rare (With upon) Bent upon; attentive to.
  • 4) Full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous.
  • 5) Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; -- said especially of misfortune or peril.
  • 6) Hence Threatening or about to fall or to occur; impending threateningly; hanging over one's head.
  • 7) Overhanging; fixed pendently or so as to overlook; projecting from above.


  • 1) All were stirred by the remoteness of the place, and by the immanent beauty of the river and the woods above it.
  • 2) Mechthild knew the immanent and the transcendent and celebrated both in a continuous, ecstatic dance.
  • 3) Concepts were not in his eyes the static self-contained things that previous logicians had supposed, but were germinative, and passed beyond themselves into each other by what he called their immanent dialectic.
  • 4) Of course I meant "immanent" -- a rather different thing.
  • 5) The first problem hinges on what is known as the immanent Trinity, or the Trinity before the creation of the world.
  • 6) Marty himself came to have misgivings about the notion of immanent objects and his term “content of judgment” in his main work must not be taken as an indication of something that actually or
  • 7) Therefore, the genera in the particulars do seem to represent, on Italos™ view, what they represent for Proclus and Syrianus, namely immanent forms that are particular.
  • 8) It is, from the standpoint of their propaganda or from the standpoint of what Adorno calls immanent critique I should say that Adorno took that from Herman Dooyeweerd who first mentioned immanent critique back in 1922 , a lousy speech.
  • 9) Thus, vital action, as well in the physiological as in the intellectual and moral order, is called immanent, because it proceeds from that spontaneity which is essential to the living subject and has for its term the unfolding of the subject's constituent energies.
  • 10) When, however, this finality is called immanent, this expression must not be understood in a pantheistic sense, as if the intelligence which the world manifests were to be identified with the world itself, but in the sense that the immediate principle of finality is immanent in every being.
  • 11) Personally, I could have just about accepted some kind of immanent spirit of humanity trying to move the pieces around, or even some kind of overmind, just about anything except god and angels.
  • 12) ‘They were immanent in the practices and conventions of government and law and were culturally or, even more securely, racially embedded in the British people, who everywhere understood and valued them.’
  • 13) ‘The history of freedom in this country is not, as is often thought, the logical working out of ideas immanent in our founding documents or a straight-line trajectory of continual progress.’
  • 14) ‘The objects around us importune us with practical demands; there is programme of action immanent in things.’
  • 15) ‘The artist does not copy God's creation, but continues it through the impression upon matter of the human spiritual character derived from the vital action immanent in the soul.’
  • 16) ‘It means there is an expressive logic immanent to the medium as such, immanent in the material as it were.’
  • 17) ‘Although this political dimension remained immanent in the Manifesto, it would not be long before it asserted itself, and henceforth the history of the movement would need to be considered in relation to its political position.’
  • 18) ‘But the aim of the book is to focus on issues of principle, some of which are immanent in existing legal rules and practices, some of which are not recognized and which are commended on normative grounds.’
  • 19) ‘And that mind is immanent in matter, which is partly inside the body - but also partly ‘outside,’ e.g., in the form of records, traces, and perceptibles.’
  • 20) ‘Rather, leaders are always immanent in political processes where power appears, retrospectively as it were, to illuminate the discursive field of contestation and its victors.’
  • 21) ‘First of all, if we think of meaning as immanent in use, we cannot attribute massive illogicality (or wildly different logicality) to other speakers.’
  • 22) ‘We are not speaking, as the existentialists would have it, of dangers and dilemmas that are immanent in the very nature of the human condition.’
  • 23) ‘The word was not a pathogen: it was a catalyst, and the disease itself immanent in humanity at large.’
  • 24) ‘The hierarchy immanent in this account of the body politic relies on the mystical correspondence between the three vital organs in humoral physiology: the liver, the heart, and the brain.’
  • 25) ‘As a coexistence of opposites, the sacred is immanent in pure awareness, the ground of language and thought.’
  • 26) ‘The distinction drawn is at best artificial - domestic disorders have a habit of impacting on international relations - but it serves to focus our attention on the potential for dislocation that was immanent within the Cold War's ending.’
  • 27) ‘It followed that a substantive legal restriction on the rights to life and liberty must not, as its inevitable corollary, excessively infringe on other rights immanent in them.’
  • 28) ‘A better starting point would be a theory which stresses the immanent nature of conflict within discourse, something akin to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin.’
  • 29) ‘The prospect is already immanent in these immediate demands.’
  • 30) ‘One characteristic of kata is that they have a kind of immanent energy within them, capable of making manifest that which is latent.’
  • 31) ‘Is our knowledge really widened in such a way by pure practical reason, and is that which was transcendent for speculative reason immanent in practical reason?’
  • 32) ‘The Samhitas and Brahmanas affirm that God is immanent and transcendent and prescribe ritual worship, mantra and devotional hymns to establish communication with the spiritual worlds.’
  • 33) ‘Many from the metaphysical church described a mystical and often immanent deity.’
  • 34) ‘As far as the strangeness of this reading goes, I found what stood out for me was the ‘ungod’ and the use of immanent deities.’
  • 35) ‘Or, as we Pagans would say, Deity is immanent in the phenomenal universe.’
  • 36) ‘Set to chamber music by Debussy, it evokes a realm of nature in which myriad gods and goddesses are immanent.’
  • 37) ‘Have we moved past the agrarian vision of the God of the Harvest, to a more immanent God who wants to teach us, rather than be worshipped?’
  • 38) ‘I still know intellectually that to some people the gods are immanent, available; sitting on the porch of Tripurasundari's shrine, I could feel for a moment how it must be.’
  • 39) ‘We are making it easier for us to reach out and touch our immanent Deity.’
  • 40) ‘The Supreme Being is both immanent and transcendent, thus both a Creator and Un-manifest Reality.’
  • 41) ‘Eurocentric culture, race, gender, and social class are matters which are increasingly delimiting in the search for universal expressions of transcendent and immanent experience.’
  • 42) ‘In theological terminology, God is both transcendent (all reality depends on God and has been created out of nothing) and immanent (God is present to and involved with all reality).’
  • 43) ‘Supreme God Siva is immanent, with a beautiful human-like form which can actually be seen and has been seen by many mystics in visions.’
  • 44) ‘God is both transcendent and immanent, the Lord of Creation and One who is nearer to an individual than his jugular vein.’
  • 45) ‘She affirms that God is both radically transcendent and radically immanent, describing this position as ‘panentheism.’’
  • 46) ‘However, it is an impersonal god, without name, without history, immanent in the world, diffused within an innumerable plurality of things…’
  • 47) ‘For many this ‘something’ was immanent in the landscape itself, rather than indicative of the kind of transcendental presence associated with monotheistic beliefs.’
  • 48) ‘God is both transcendent over creation, and immanent in creation.’
  • 49) ‘History was nothing less than God's will immanent in the world, the unfolding of a great purpose.’
  • 50) ‘In other words, God's authority was immanent in the imperial order.’


  • 1) But this isn’t the first time a world leader constructed a wall between himself and those he deemed imminent threats.
  • 2) It emphasised that there was'absolutely no information or intelligence' suggesting an imminent threat.
  • 3) The scarlet phone that warns emergency staff of imminent arrivals.
  • 4) It was triggered by the prospect of imminent death.
  • 5) The envelope was not to be opened until an attack was imminent.
  • 6) The tone of imminent threat is crucial to the book but too often feels histrionic.
  • 7) The end of the war was imminent.
  • 8) But imminent death changed all of this.
  • 9) The definitive insolvency of the country now is an imminent threat.
  • 10) That suggests to me that he is not a man who feels under imminent serious threat.
  • 11) And although he was being probed by tax officials he was in no imminent danger of being jailed.
  • 12) After five days in the hideout, the rebels told them a new attack was imminent.
  • 13) There was rioting on the streets; civil war seemed imminent.
  • 14) In both cases the imminent' arrival was significantly delayed.
  • 15) It was "a curious thing' for a man under thirty to predict his imminent death.
  • 16) Once more it was unclear which way power would swing; yet again civil war appeared imminent.
  • 17) The operation was launched because there was a fear that the men's lives were in imminent danger.
  • 18) I was suffering from terrible stomach cramps and in imminent danger of letting go at either end.
  • 19) The attention shone on her, as strangers stopped her in the street to ask about her imminent arrival.
  • 20) Were it not that all that the characters talk about is her imminent death, you could almost forget she was there.
  • 21) Last week US officials said they had no sign of an imminent attack.
  • 22) A spokesman said on Monday that officers had uncovered no threat of an imminent attack at home or abroad.
  • 23) He used the term imminent because that is the legal requirement in the UN Charter, to which the US is a signatory and which is based upon the Nuremberg Charter established at the end of the Second World War.
  • 24) Ever since the shooting we have heard a lot about mental illness, and specifically the term imminent danger.
  • 25) With the new term imminent, the school's website says its location has yet to be finalised.
  • 26) Since the federal government has failed absolutely to deal with the issue of illegal immigration and border security, my next guest proposes his own plan to handle what he calls the imminent invasion from Mexico.
  • 27) For days, the military has publicized what they call the imminent start of Operation Mushtarak, the Dari word for Together.
  • 28) The Communist governments of Hungary, Poland, and East Germany were in imminent danger of collapse.
  • 29) Keep an eye on this one ... apparently Obama gave the order to shoot if the hostage was in "imminent danger".
  • 30) I asked Dave Gallo, the director of special projects at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, whether the oceans are in imminent danger of sponge-related desertification.
  • 31) And one hardly has to believe that Social Security is in imminent crisis to understand that it needs its revenue, and probably a bit more, to keep up promised payments starting in the 2040s.
  • 32) ‘How could the mother have imagined the imminent danger that was closing in on her son?’
  • 33) ‘This alarm will sound if opened by a small child to alert parents of the imminent danger.’
  • 34) ‘Tiles have fallen from the roof of the small chapel and the entrance archway looks in danger of imminent collapse.’
  • 35) ‘The fourth scenario is similar to the third except that the danger is not as imminent.’
  • 36) ‘I will tell you that it did not appear to be a terrorist event and there is no imminent threat.’
  • 37) ‘In the end, is it about imminent threats or about picking fights you can win?’
  • 38) ‘A number of groups are trying to save our lighthouses in the face of this imminent threat.’
  • 39) ‘But the imminent threat of recession was not the economic fundamental he had in mind.’
  • 40) ‘In the new era which Mark believes is dawning, the temple is rejected and its imminent destruction is expected.’
  • 41) ‘These Lutherans were pietist and puritanical, expecting the imminent apocalypse.’
  • 42) ‘A falcon with regard to an expected visitor indicates imminent news or arrival.’
  • 43) ‘The second is messianism, the expectation of imminent transformation of the world.’
  • 44) ‘That leaves the question of how immediate or imminent the threatened violence needs to be.’
  • 45) ‘It was hard to sit in one and not expect the imminent arrival of the drinks trolley.’
  • 46) ‘The imminent use of biological weapons and the threat of millions of deaths is not a laughing matter.’
  • 47) ‘Overall then, there's no sign the payout is in danger, nor any sign of imminent share price fireworks.’
  • 48) ‘As we spoke, the siren of an approaching ambulance warned of the imminent arrival of yet another victim.’
  • 49) ‘The expectation among outsiders oscillates between an imminent rise and an early cut in rates.’
  • 50) ‘An imminent merger means that his colleagues are all threatened with redundancy.’
  • 51) ‘The only difference is that the threat from the former is real and imminent and part of an ongoing development programme.’

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