Definition of sublimity:
Synonyms for sublimity:
- importance (part of speech: noun)
- beauty (part of speech: noun)
That it should bring a certain largeness into the smallest life, that it should impart a strange stability to a naturally unstable and frivolous character; that it should check the worldly- minded with a sense of the superior claims of the other world- all this impresses us, if not with the sublimity or mystic beauty, at least with the solid reality and penetrating power of the Catholic faith.- "The Faith of the Millions (2nd series)", George Tyrrell.
- "Imaginary Interviews", W. D. Howells.
Joined near the crest of the Sierra by the John Muir Trail, California's memorial to her own prophet of the out- of- doors, these two national parks, so alike and yet so different, each striking surely its own note of sublimity, are, in a very real sense, parts of one still greater whole; the marriage of beauty and strength.- "The Book of the National Parks", Robert Sterling Yard.