Definition of sublimity in English:



See sublime

  • ‘The nobility, sublimity, depth, pathos and exuberance of his concerts remain esoteric and reveal his scholarship, authority and authenticity.’
  • ‘Their subject is always the tragic fate of empire (and of all human endeavor) when pitted against the sublimity and grandeur of nature.’
  • ‘There have been many films made about Joan of Arc, but none of them match the sublimity of Carl Dreyer's ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’, one of the high points of the silent cinema.’
  • ‘Ancient Egyptians knew the sublimity of exterior space (think of the pyramids under moonlight), but interior space for them was darkness and clutter.’