Definition of transcendental:
uncanny, mystic, supersensible, mysterious, superphysical, fantastic, mystical, unfathomed, recondite, vague, hypothetical, original, astral, spirituality, nonnatural, innate, theoretical, superhuman, unknown, incomprehensible, unearthly, miraculous, dark, secret, phenomenal, extramundane, ideal, inscrutable, beyond grasp, magical, metaphysical, intellectual, abstruse, extrasensory, unintelligible, real, spiritual, primordial, the Other Side, supernatural, abstract, hypothetic, transcendent, cabalistic, supernormal, occult, obscure, otherworldly, paranormal, preternatural, inexplicable, hidden, unfathomable, intuitive, enigmatical, theoretic.
At all points Balzac's personality differed from that of his contemporaries of the Romantic School- those transcendental geniuses of despairing temper, who were utterly hopeless about the prosaic world in which, by some strange mistake, they found themselves; and from which they felt that no possible inspiration for their art could be drawn.- "Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings", Mary F. Sandars.
- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
- "'Twixt Land & Sea", Joseph Conrad.