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sublime

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

sublime

noun uk   us   /səˈblaɪm/
the sublime something that is sublime: A great deal of literature is only the obvious transformed into the sublime.

sublime

verb [T/I] uk   us   /səˈblaɪm/
to change a solid directly into a gas without the solid first becoming a liquid, or to be changed in this way
Translations of “sublime”
in Vietnamese hùng vĩ, tuyệt vời…
in Spanish sublime…
in Thai สูงส่ง…
in Malaysian mengagumkan…
in French sublime…
in German erhaben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的, 極美的, 令人極度愉悅的…
in Indonesian mulia…
in Russian великолепный, возвышенный…
in Turkish harikulâde, olağanüstü, çok güzel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的, 极美的, 令人极度愉悦的…
in Polish wspaniały…
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