sublimity

[suh-blim-i-tee]

noun, plural sub·lim·i·ties for 2.

the state or quality of being sublime.
a sublime person or thing.

Origin of sublimity

1520–30; < Latin sublīmitās height, equivalent to sublīm(is) sublime + -itās -ity
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Word Origin and History for sublimity
n.

early 15c., "loftiness, exaltation, glory," from Latin sublimitatem (nominative sublimitas), from sublimis (see sublime).

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