Complete Definition of "sublime"

English

Etymology
From around 1350-1400, from the L. word sublimis|sublīmis (meaning "high"), from sub- ("up to" or "upwards') + uncertain, often identified with the latin word L. limis|līmis, the abl singular of limus|līmus (meaning "oblique") or the L. word limen|līmen (meanin "threshold", "entrance" or "lintel").

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-sublime.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪm

Adjective
en-adj-more

  1. noble and majestic
  2. impressive and awe-inspiring
  3. terrifying

Translations
trans-top|noble and majestic
Finnish: ylevä, ylhäinen
Portuguese: #Portuguese|sublime
trans-mid
Spanish: #Spanish|sublime
trans-bottom

trans-top|impressive and awe-inspiring
Finnish: hämmästyttävä
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|terrifying
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. something sublime

Translations
trans-top|something sublime
Portuguese: #Portuguese|sublime m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|sublim|ing

  1. chemistry,physics to sublimate

Translations

Serbian:
:Cyrillic: ÑзвиÑен
:Latin: uzvišen
mid

Slovenian:
:Latin: veliÄasten
mid

German:
:Latin: herrlich, prächtig
mid

erhaben

Related terms
sublimation


Portuguese

Adjective
sublime

  1. #English|sublime.

Noun
sublime m

  1. #English|sublime.

Related terms
top2
sublimação
sublimado
sublimar
mid2
sublimável
sublimidade

Category:Portuguese adjectives
Category:Portuguese nouns

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Revision and Credits for"sublime"
  • 2007-11-14 20:38 - Sewnmouthsecret - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/89.165.5.126|89.165.5.126]] ([[User_talk:89.165.5.126|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:BiT|BiT]]

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