sublime Meaning - 31 Definitions and 5 Examples Available!

What is the meaning of sublime? Here 31 definitions and 5 example sentences available for the word sublime.

Meaning of sublime
(chemistry, physics) To sublimate.

Definitions of sublime

verb

1. (chemistry, physics) To sublimate.
2. To raise on high.
3. To exalt; to heighten; to improve; to purify.
4. To dignify; to ennoble.
5. vaporize and then condense right back again
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
6. change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
sublime iodine
7. To raise on high.
8. To subject to the process of sublimation; to heat, volatilize, and condense in crystals or powder; to distill off, and condense in solid form; hence, also, to purify.
9. To exalt; to heighten; to improve; to purify.
10. To dignify; to ennoble.

adjective

1. Noble and majestic.
sublime scenery; a sublime deed
3. (obsolete) Lifted up; high in place; exalted aloft; uplifted; lofty.
4. (obsolete) Elevated by joy; elated.
5. Lofty of mien; haughty; proud.
6. lifted up or set high
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
7. inspiring awe
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
8. of high moral or intellectual value
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
9. worthy of adoration or reverence
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
10. greatest or maximal in degree; extreme
supreme folly
the supreme confidence of youth
the sublime absurdity of the creative process
His face assumed an expression of sublime conceit
11. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
an exalted ideal
argue in terms of high-flown ideals
a noble and lofty concept
a grand purpose
12. Lifted up; high in place; exalted aloft; uplifted; lofty.
13. Distinguished by lofty or noble traits; eminent; -- said of persons.
14. Elevated by joy; elate.
15. Lofty of mien; haughty; proud.
Awakening or expressing the emotion of awe, adoration, veneration, heroic resolve, etc.; dignified; grand; solemn; stately; -- said of an impressive object in nature, of an action, of a discourse, of a work of art, of a spectacle, etc.; as, sublime scenery; a sublime deed.

noun

1. Something sublime.
2. That which is sublime; -- with the definite article
3. A grand or lofty style in speaking or writing; a style that expresses lofty conceptions.
4. That which is grand in nature or art, as distinguished from the merely beautiful.
4. (obsolete) Elevated by joy; elated.
5. Lofty of mien; haughty; proud.
6. lifted up or set high
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
7. inspiring awe
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
8. of high moral or intellectual value
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
9. worthy of adoration or reverence
their hearts were jocund and sublime- Milton
10. greatest or maximal in degree; extreme
supreme folly
the supreme confidence of youth
the sublime absurdity of the creative process
His face assumed an expression of sublime conceit
11. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
an exalted ideal
argue in terms of high-flown ideals
a noble and lofty concept
a grand purpose
12. Lifted up; high in place; exalted aloft; uplifted; lofty.
13. Distinguished by lofty or noble traits; eminent; -- said of persons.
14. Elevated by joy; elate.
15. Lofty of mien; haughty; proud.
Awakening or expressing the emotion of awe, adoration, veneration, heroic resolve, etc.; dignified; grand; solemn; stately; -- said of an impressive object in nature, of an action, of a discourse, of a work of art, of a spectacle, etc.; as, sublime scenery; a sublime deed.

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