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1. Characterized by nobility; majestic.
a. Of high spiritual, moral, or intellectual worth.
b. Not to be excelled; supreme.
3. Inspiring awe; impressive.
4. Archaic Raised aloft; set high.
5. Archaic Of lofty appearance or bearing; haughty: "not terrible, / That I should fear ... / But solemn and sublime" (John Milton).
1. Something sublime.
2. An ultimate example.
v. sub·limed, sub·lim·ing, sub·limes
1. To render sublime.
2. Chemistry To cause to sublimate.
v.intr. Chemistry
To sublimate.

[French, from Old French, sublimated, from Latin sublīmis, uplifted.]

sub·lime′ly adv.
sub·lime′ness, sub·lim′i·ty (sə-blĭm′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adv.1.sublimely - completely; in a lofty and exalted manner; "awaking in me, sublimely unconscious, interest and energy for tackling these tasks"
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[səˈblaɪmlɪ] ADVmaravillosamente
he played sublimelytocó maravillosamente
sublimely funnyterriblemente graciosa
sublimely beautifulde una belleza sublime
sublimely unaware ofcompletamente or absolutamente inconsciente de ...


adverhaben; unaware, ignorantergreifend (iro), → vollkommen; foolish, drunk, simpleunglaublich; sublimely beautifulvon erhabener Schönheit; sublimely romanticvon erhabener Romantik; a sublimely contented expression on his faceein überglücklicher Gesichtsausdruck; sublimely contemptuous/indifferent, he …mit souveräner Verachtung/Gleichgültigkeit … er …


[səˈblaɪmlɪ] adv (happy, beautiful) → immensamente; (indifferent) → sommamente


(səˈblaim) adjective
of overwhelming greatness, grandeur, beauty etc.
suˈblimely adverb
suˈblimity (-ˈbli-) noun
References in classic literature ?
Far to the east the Three Tetons lift their heads sublimely, and dominate this wide sea of lava -- one of the most striking features of a wilderness where everything seems on a scale of stern and simple grandeur.
There are few prophets in the world; few sublimely beautiful women; few heroes.
Well, it all happened just as she hoped, for Peter found the letter, and of course nothing could be easier for the fairies than to turn the goat into a real one, and so that is how Peter got the goat on which he now rides round the Gardens every night playing sublimely on his pipe.
the key-bugle: the combined effect of which instruments, when they all played different tunes in differents parts of the ship, at the same time, and within hearing of each other, as they sometimes did (everybody being intensely satisfied with his own performance), was sublimely hideous.
Nay, are there many situations more sublimely tragic than the struggle of the soul with the demand to renounce a work which has been all the significance of its life--a significance which is to vanish as the waters which come and go where no man has need of them?
They have come very near to the Cathedral windows, and at this moment the organ and the choir sound out sublimely.
Would I listen to this, and this, and this, and say if anything more sublimely sacred and grand had ever been composed by mortal man?
How sublimely he had sat with his hands in his pockets, and scouted all sentimental weakness of those who would put the welfare of a few miserable fugitives before great state interests!
She held me fascinated by the well-bred attitude, something sublimely aloof in her air of wisdom.
This vast gulf was actually filled in with huge blocks of dressed stone, having arches pierced through them at the bottom for a waterway, over which the road went on sublimely.
He dropped on a stool, bowed his powerful neck whose nape was red, and with his hands stitched the air, ludicrous, sublimely imbecile and compre hensible.
Not even two short rain breaks could throw Murray off his rhythm as he punched groundstrokes to the corners, served sublimely and overpowered his opponent.