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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·lime a. [Compar. Sublimer superl. Sublimest.]
 1. Lifted up; high in place; exalted aloft; uplifted; lofty.
    Sublime on these a tower of steel is reared.   --Dryden.
 2. Distinguished by lofty or noble traits; eminent; -- said of persons. “The sublime Julian leader.”
 3. Awakening or expressing the emotion of awe, adoration, veneration, heroic resolve, etc.; dignified; grand; solemn; stately; -- said of an impressive object in nature, of an action, of a discourse, of a work of art, of a spectacle, etc.; as, sublime scenery; a sublime deed.
    Easy in words thy style, in sense sublime.   --Prior.
 Know how sublime a thing it is
 To suffer and be strong.   --Longfellow.
 4. Elevated by joy; elate. [Poetic]
 Their hearts were jocund and sublime,
 Drunk with idolatry, drunk with wine.   --Milton.
 5. Lofty of mien; haughty; proud. [Poetic] “Countenance sublime and insolent.”
 His fair, large front and eye sublime declared
 Absolute rule.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Exalted; lofty; noble; majestic. See Grand.