Definition Of sublime


(of a solid substance) change directly into vapor when heated, typically forming a solid deposit again on cooling.

A layer of volcanic ash and dust seems to have protected the ice from subliming away, the researcher said.

elevate to a high degree of moral or spiritual purity or excellence.

of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe.

Mozart's sublime piano concertos

Example Of sublime

  • And a figure like Joseph Chamberlain had sublime confidence, as had Disraeli before him, that the people could be ‘managed’.

  • experiences that ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous

  • Fittingly, then, panic for theoreticians is not strictly a sublime emotion.

  • From the sublime to the ridiculous and truly perplexing I thought I'd share them with you.

  • He dropped one scoring pass and shortly after the full-back went from the sublime to the ridiculous in a matter of minutes.

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