noun, plural sub·lim·i·ties for 2.
Origin of sublimity
Related Words for sublimitydignity, generosity, superiority, virtue, greatness, integrity, grandeur, supremacy, evolution, accomplishment, precision, ideal, purity, excellence, quality, fulfillment, transcendence, splendor, elegance, richness
Examples from the Web for sublimity
Contemporary Examples of sublimity
Bailey talked about the “sublimity of nature” that he believes Hockney communicates in his pictures.David Hockney’s “A Bigger Exhibition” Opens at the de Young Museum
October 27, 2013
Historical Examples of sublimity
Never yet was there a simpler proposition; but there is sublimity in its breadth.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
If so, it was the frenzy of a self-sacrifice that was sublimity itself.The Shadow of a Crime
The truth is, that he was cast in the very mould of sublimity and pathos.The Poetical Works of William Collins
Piang was blind to the sublimity of his surroundings, as he hurried on.The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy
Florence Partello Stuart
Who can read that passage, and be insensible to its pathos and sublimity?The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
early 15c., "loftiness, exaltation, glory," from Latin sublimitatem (nominative sublimitas), from sublimis (see sublime).