noun see sublime II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sublimeness — Sub*lime ness, n. The quality or state of being sublime; sublimity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sublimeness — See sublimely. * * * …   Universalium

  • sublimeness — n. quality of being sublime, loftiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sublimeness — sub·lime·ness …   English syllables

  • sublimeness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being sublime …   Useful english dictionary

  • sublime — I. verb (sublimed; subliming) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French sublimer, from Medieval Latin sublimare to refine, sublime, from Latin, to elevate, from sublimis Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to cause to pass directly from the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sublime — sublimely, adv. sublimeness, n. sublimer, n. /seuh bluym /, adj., n., v., sublimed, subliming. adj. 1. elevated or lofty in thought, language, etc.: Paradise Lost is sublime poetry. 2. impressing the mind with a sense of grandeur or power;… …   Universalium

  • sublime — sub|lime1 [səˈblaım] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: sublimis raised above the ordinary , from limen doorstep, threshold ] 1.) something that is sublime is so good or beautiful that it affects you deeply ▪ The view was sublime. ▪ Her songs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • transcendency — n. sublimeness, state of being majestic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sublimity — n. 1. Elevation, lofty height. 2. Grandeur, greatness, nobleness, loftiness, exaltation, nobility, sublimeness. 3. Exaltation, elevation. 4. Loftiness, grandeur, greatness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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