sublime
Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4.
sublime
adjective
1. (exalted) 
a. sublime 
The poet's sublime rhetoric and flowery language are lost on me.Yo no sé apreciar la retórica sublime y el lenguaje florido de este poeta.
2. (superb) 
You have to try his monkfish masala. It's sublime.Tienes que probar su rape con masala. Es sensacional.
The way she sang the solo in the second movement was sublime.Su interpretación del solo en el segundo movimiento fue magnífica.
3. (utter) 
a. supino (ignorance) 
They prefer to remain in sublime ignorance rather than acknowledge the truth.Prefieren permanecer en la ignoracia supina antes que reconocer la verdad.
b. supremo (contempt or indifference) 
The sublime indifference of Parisian waiters made me feel like a nobody.La suprema indiferencia de los meseros parisinos me hizo sentir una don nadie.
c. absoluto (contempt or indifference) 
She gave him a look of sublime contempt as she passed by.Le lanzó una mirada de desprecio absoluto al pasar.
d. total (contempt or indifference) 
His attitude shows sublime contempt for opinions that differ from his own.Su actitud refleja un total desdén por opiniones distintas de las suyas.
noun
4. (that which inspires awe) 
Wordsworth's poetry reflects his search for the sublime through pristine nature.La poesía de Wordsworth refleja su búsqueda de lo sublime a través de la naturaleza prístina.
sublime
Noun
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
from the sublime to the ridiculousde lo sublime a lo ridículo
adjective
2. (beauty) 
a. sublime 
3. (ironic) 
a. supino(a), sumo(a) (ignorance) 
sublime [səˈblaɪm]
adjective
sublime; [+indifference, contempt] supremo; total;
noun
the sublime lo sublime; to go from the sublime to the ridiculous pasar de lo sublime a lo ridículo
sublimé I sublimated
The word sublimé is the preterite form of sublimar in the first person singular. See the full sublimar conjugation.
sublimar
sublimar
transitive verb
1. (chemistry) 
El vapor se obtuvo después de sublimar el sólido.The vapor was obtained after sublimating the solid.
2. (psychology) 
La terapia lo está ayudando a sublimar sus impulsos sexuales en actividades físicas.Therapy's helping him sublimate his sexual impulses into physical activity.
3. (to glorify) 
a. to exalt 
Hay que reconocer y sublimar el valor de los soldados.We must recognize and exalt the soldiers' courage.
sublimarse
pronominal verb
4. (chemistry) 
Algunas sustancias se subliman en temperaturas bajo 0º, y otras a temperatura ambiente.Some substances sublimate at temperatures below 0º, while others do it at room temperature.
5. (psychology) 
Su deseo carnal se sublimó en el arte.Her carnal desire sublimated into art.
sublimar
transitive verb
1. (exaltar) 
a. to exalt 
2. (psi & quím) 
a. to sublimate 
sublimar
transitive verb
1 [+persona] to exalt
2 [+deseos] to sublimate
3 (Química) to sublimate
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