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. Obsolete 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.
[French, from Old French, sublimated, from Latin sublmis, uplifted.]
sub·limeness, sub·limi·ty (s-blm-t) n.
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I have seen no one is posting, so I decided since we can't go much lower than McMansions, nothing I can say will set the bar lower, no offense, Doc.
Anyway I figured we should go to the sublime. In fact I keep all my joy beneath the puckerish citrus.
mark just-joshin' Bailey