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sublime

verb

1 sublime

Vaporize and then condense right back again.

synonym: sublimate.

Roget 336: render gaseous etc. 334; vaporize, volatilize; distill, sublime; evaporate, exhale, smoke, transpire, emit vapor, fume, reek, ... show more

Dutch: sublimeren



2 sublime

Change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting:
— Sublime iodine.
— Some salts sublime when heated.

synonym: sublimate.

Dutch: sublimeren

adjective

1 sublime

Inspiring awe:
— The sublime beauty of the night.

synonyms: empyreal, empyrean.

2 sublime

Worthy of adoration or reverence.

synonym: reverend.

3 sublime

Lifted up or set high.

4 sublime

Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style.

synonyms: elevated, exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified.

Roget 942: disinterested; unselfish; self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-devoted; generous.    handsome, liberal, noble, broad-minded; noble-minded, high-minded; princely, great, ... show more

Roget 873: distinguished, distingue [Fr.], noted; of note etc. n.; honored etc. v.; popular; fashionable etc. 852.    ... show more

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 845: beautiful, beauteous; handsome; gorgeous; pretty; lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing; attractive etc. (inviting) 615; delicate, ... show more

Roget 574: vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive; sensational.    spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, ... show more

Polish: wzniosły

5 sublime

Greatest or maximal in degree; extreme:
— The sublime absurdity of the creative process.
— His face assumed an expression of sublime conceit.

synonym: supreme.


Moby thesaurus: Elysian, Olympian, abstract, aerate, aerial, aerify, aggrandize, aggrandized, airy, altitudinous, apotheosized, ascending, aspiring, atomize, august, awe-inspiring, awesome, beaming, beatific, beatified ... show more.

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