sublime Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sublime” in the English Dictionary

"sublime" in British English

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uk   us   /səˈblaɪm/
extremely good, ​beautiful, or ​enjoyable: sublime ​beauty The ​book has sublime ​descriptivepassages. very ​great: He ​possesses sublime ​self-confidence.
noun [U] uk   /səˈblɪm.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/


uk   us   /səˈblaɪm/
the sublime something that is sublime: A ​greatdeal of ​literature is only the ​obvioustransformed into the sublime.

sublimeverb [T/I]

uk   us   /səˈblaɪm/
to ​change a ​soliddirectly into a ​gas without the ​solid first ​becoming a ​liquid, or to be ​changed in this way
(Definition of sublime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sublime" in American English

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 us   /səˈblɑɪm/

sublime adjective (SATISFYING)

extremely good, ​beautiful, or ​enjoyable, and ​thereforesatisfying: sublime ​food/​scenery

sublimeverb [I/T]


sublime verb [I/T] (CHANGE)

chemistry to ​change a ​soliddirectly into a ​gas without the ​solid first ​becoming a ​liquid
noun [U]  /ˌsʌb·ləˈmeɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of sublime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sublime”
in Spanish sublime…
in Vietnamese hùng vĩ, tuyệt vời…
in Malaysian mengagumkan…
in Thai สูงส่ง…
in French sublime…
in German erhaben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的, 极美的, 令人极度愉悦的…
in Turkish harikulâde, olağanüstü, çok güzel…
in Russian великолепный, возвышенный…
in Indonesian mulia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的, 極美的, 令人極度愉悅的…
in Polish wspaniały…
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