Lifted up; high in place; exalted aloft; uplifted; lofty.
Distinguished by lofty or noble traits; eminent; -- said of persons.
Awakening or expressing the emotion of awe, adoration, veneration, heroic resolve, etc.; dignified; grand; solemn; stately; -- said of an impressive object in nature, of an action, of a discourse, of a work of art, of a spectacle, etc.; as, sublime scenery; a sublime deed.
Elevated by joy; elate.
Lofty of mien; haughty; proud.
That which is sublime; -- with the definite article
A grand or lofty style in speaking or writing; a style that expresses lofty conceptions.
That which is grand in nature or art, as distinguished from the merely beautiful.
To raise on high.
To subject to the process of sublimation; to heat, volatilize, and condense in crystals or powder; to distill off, and condense in solid form; hence, also, to purify.
To exalt; to heighten; to improve; to purify.
To dignify; to ennoble.
To pass off in vapor, with immediate condensation; specifically, to evaporate or volatilize from the solid state without apparent melting; -- said of those substances, like arsenic, benzoic acid, etc., which do not exhibit a liquid form on heating, except under increased pressure.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. Socrates