sublimity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being sublime 2. something sublime or exalted

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  • Sublimity — Sub*lim i*ty, n.; pl. {Sublimities}. [L. sublimitas: cf. F. sublimit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being sublime (in any sense of the adjective). [1913 Webster] 2. That which is sublime; as, the sublimities of nature. [1913 Webster] Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sublimity — (n.) early 15c., loftiness, exaltation, glory, from L. sublimitatem (nom. sublimitas), from sublimis (see SUBLIME (Cf. sublime)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • sublimity — sublime ► ADJECTIVE (sublimer, sublimest) 1) of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe. 2) extreme or unparalleled: sublime confidence. ► VERB Chemistry ▪ (with reference to a solid substance) change directly… …   English terms dictionary

  • sublimity — /seuh blim i tee/, n., pl. sublimities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being sublime. 2. a sublime person or thing. [1520 30; < L sublimitas height, equiv. to sublim(is) SUBLIME + itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sublimity — noun a) The state of being sublime. b) Something sublime …   Wiktionary

  • sublimity — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. importance, eminence, esteem, loftiness; see grandeur …   English dictionary for students

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