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adjective (sublimer, sublimest)
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe:Mozart’s sublime piano concertos (as noun the sublime)experiences that ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous used to denote the extreme or unparalleled nature of a person’s attitude or behavior:he had the sublime confidence of youth
1 [no object] Chemistry (of a solid substance) change directly into vapor when heated, typically forming a solid deposit again on cooling. [with object] cause (a substance) to do this:these crystals could be sublimed under a vacuum 2 [with object] archaic elevate to a high degree of moral or spiritual purity or excellence.