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KK Pronunciation

〔 sәˋblaIm 〕


〔 sәˊblaim 〕

Overview of verb sublime

The verb sublime has 2 senses

  • sublime, sublimate -- (vaporize and then condense right back again)

  • sublime, sublimate -- (change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting; "sublime iodine"; "some salts sublime when heated")

Overview of adj sublime

The adj sublime has 4 senses

  • empyreal, empyrean, sublime -- (inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night")

  • reverend, sublime -- (worthy of adoration or reverence)

  • sublime -- (lifted up or set high; "their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton)

  • exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")