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sublime

sub·lime

sublime

 
pronunciation:
s blaIm
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: exalted or noble; lofty.
This passage is written in sublime prose.
synonyms:
beatified, exalted, grand, lofty, noble
similar words:
elevated, imposing
definition 2: superlative or supreme.
This dessert is simply sublime.
synonyms:
splendid, superlative
similar words:
celestial, excellent, glorious, marvelous, supreme
definition 3: exciting wonder, reverence, or the like; impressive.
synonyms:
breathtaking, grand, majestic, splendid, stately, superb
similar words:
awesome, awful, divine, glorious, imposing, impressive, marvelous, wonderful
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is sublime or superlative (prec. by the).
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: sublimed, sublimes, subliming
definition: to convert a solid to a gas, or vice versa, without liquefying; sublimate.
synonyms:
sublimate
derivations: sublimely (adv.), sublimeness (n.)