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sublime

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See also sublimé

English

Etymology

From around 1350-1400, from the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] word sublīmis (meaning "high"), from sub- ("up to" or "upwards') + uncertain, often identified with the latin word [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] līmis, the ablative singular of līmus (meaning "oblique") or the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] word līmen (meanin "threshold", "entrance" or "lintel").

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
sublime

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. noble and majestic
  2. impressive and awe-inspiring
  3. terrifying

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Noun

Singular
sublime

Plural
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sublime ({{{1}}})
  1. something sublime

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Verb

Infinitive
to sublime

Third person singular
sublim

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to sublime (third-person singular simple present sublim, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
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French

Verb

sublime

  1. First-person singular present indicative of sublimer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of sublimer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of sublimer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of sublimer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of sublimer .

Italian

Adjective

sublime m and f (m and f plural sublimi)

  1. sublime

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

Adjective

sublime m. and f. (plural sublimes)

  1. sublime.

Noun

sublime m. and f. (plural sublimes)

  1. sublime.

Verb

sublime

  1. First-person singular subjunctive present of sublimar.
  2. Third-person singular subjunctive present of sublimar.
  3. Third-person singular afirmative imperative of sublimar.
  4. Third-person singular negative imperative of sublimar.

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Spanish

Adjective

sublime m. and f. (plural sublimes)

  1. sublime

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