Definition of Sublimity

1. Noun. Nobility in thought or feeling or style.

Generic synonyms: Grandeur, Magnanimousness, Nobility, Nobleness
Derivative terms: Sublime



Definition of Sublimity

1. n. The quality or state of being sublime (in any sense of the adjective).

Definition of Sublimity

1. Noun. The state of being sublime. ¹

2. Noun. Something sublime. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sublimity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sublimity

sublimenesses
sublimer
sublimers
sublimes
sublimest
sublimification
sublimifications
subliminal
subliminal message
subliminal messages
subliminally
subliming
sublimit
sublimities
sublimits
sublimity (current term)
subline
sublinear
sublinearity
sublinearly
sublineation
sublineations
sublines
subling
sublingual
sublingual gland
sublingual salivary gland
sublingual vein
sublingually
sublist

Literary usage of Sublimity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind by Thomas Brown, David Welsh (1860)
"In the moral world, the ( errors in the theory of beauty. sublimity audacity of guilt cannot seem beautiful to us is not one emotion, ..."

2. Elements of Mental Philosophy by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1847)
"The measure of the sublimity of the object is the character of the emotion which it excites; and if the sublime emotion exists, as unquestionably it does on ..."

3. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1852)
"The ocean, greatly agitated with a storm, and tossing the largest navies as if in sport, possesses an increase of sublimity, on account of the more ..."

4. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1848)
"The ocean, greatly agitated with a storm, and tossing the largest navies as if in sport, possesses an increase of sublimity, on account of the more striking ..."

5. Elements of Mental Philosophy by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1845)
"The ocean, greatly agitated with a storm, and tossing the largest navies as if in sport, possesses an increase of sublimity, on account of the more striking ..."

6. Elements of Mental Philosophy by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1847)
"The ocean, greatly agitated with a storm, and tossing the largest navies as if in sport, possesses an increase of sublimity, on account of the more striking ..."

7. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1854)
"The ocean, greatly agitated with a storm, and tossing the largest navies as if iu sport, possesses an increase of sublimity, on account of the more striking ..."

8. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1843)
"The measure of the sublimity of the object is the character of the emotion which it excites; and if the sublime emotion exists, as unquestionably it does on ..."

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