verb (sublim, ing)
- something sublime
- (chemistry),(physics) to sublimate
Etymology: From around 1350-1400, from the word sublimis, sublÄmis (meaning "high"), from sub- ("up to" or "upwards') + uncertain, often identified with the latin word limis, lÄmis, the (singular) of limus, lÄmus (meaning "oblique") or the word limen, lÄmen (meanin "threshold", "entrance" or "lintel").
- noble and majestic
- impressive and awe-inspiring
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