Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sublime

2 senses of sublime

Sense 1
sublime, sublimate -- (vaporize and then condense right back again)
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
sublime, sublimate -- (change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting; "sublime iodine"; "some salts sublime when heated")
       => gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify -- (turn into gas; "The substance gasified")

Antonyms of adj sublime

4 senses of sublime

Sense 1
empyreal, empyrean, sublime -- (inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night")

INDIRECT (VIA glorious) -> inglorious -- (not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest")

Sense 2
reverend, sublime -- (worthy of adoration or reverence)

INDIRECT (VIA sacred) -> profane, secular -- (not concerned with or devoted to religion; "sacred and profane music"; "secular drama"; "secular architecture", "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment")

Sense 3
sublime -- (lifted up or set high; "their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton)

INDIRECT (VIA elated) -> dejected -- (affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful")

Sense 4
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> ignoble -- (completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

Similarity of adj sublime

4 senses of sublime

Sense 1
empyreal, empyrean, sublime -- (inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night")
       => glorious (vs. inglorious) -- (having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature")

Sense 2
reverend, sublime -- (worthy of adoration or reverence)
       => sacred (vs. profane) -- (concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music")

Sense 3
sublime -- (lifted up or set high; "their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton)
       => elated (vs. dejected) -- (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited")

Sense 4
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")
       => noble (vs. ignoble) -- (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds")

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