sublimity

[suh-blim-i-tee]
noun, plural sublimities for 2.
1.
the state or quality of being sublime.
2.
a sublime person or thing.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin sublīmitās height, equivalent to sublīm(is) sublime + -itās -ity

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sublime (səˈblaɪm)
 
adj
1.  of high moral, aesthetic, intellectual, or spiritual value; noble; exalted
2.  inspiring deep veneration, awe, or uplifting emotion because of its beauty, nobility, grandeur, or immensity
3.  unparalleled; supreme: a sublime compliment
4.  poetic of proud bearing or aspect
5.  archaic raised up
 
n
6.  something that is sublime
7.  the ultimate degree or perfect example: the sublime of folly
 
vb
8.  (tr) to make higher or purer
9.  to change or cause to change directly from a solid to a vapour or gas without first melting: to sublime iodine; many mercury salts sublime when heated
10.  to undergo or cause to undergo this process followed by a reverse change directly from a vapour to a solid: to sublime iodine onto glass
 
[C14: from Latin sublīmis lofty, perhaps from sub- up to + līmen lintel]
 
sub'limely
 
adv
 
sublimity
 
n

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Example sentences
True virtue ought to be cheerful and soar with the sublimity of reverence for
  its law.
Such sublimity makes it difficult to understand the global catastrophe brewing
  here.
True or false, there is a sublimity in the speculations of geologists which
  fascinates the imagination.
His ardour and idealism prepare us for the deeper spiritual sublimity of the
  puritan poet.
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