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Sublime

Sublime

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Lifted up or set high
"Their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton
(2)   Inspiring awe
"Well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin
"Empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso
"The sublime beauty of the night"
(3)   Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
"An exalted ideal"
"Argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
"A noble and lofty concept"
"A grand purpose"
(4)   Worthy of adoration or reverence

verb


(5)   Vaporize and then condense right back again
(6)   Change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
"Sublime iodine"
"Some salts sublime when heated"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From , from , from + uncertain, often identified with , ablative singular of or

Adjective



  1. Noble and majestic.
  2. Impressive and awe-inspiring.

Verb





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Adjective


sublime and (plural sublimes)
  1. sublime.

Verb



  1. First-person singular subjunctive present of sublimar.
  2. Third-person singular subjunctive present of sublimar.
  3. Third-person singular afirmative imperative of sublimar.
  4. Third-person singular negative imperative of sublimar.

Related terms


  • sublimação
  • sublimado
  • sublimar

  • sublimável
  • sublimidade