Definition of sublime noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sublime

 noun
noun
NAmE//səˈblaɪm//
 
the sublime[singular]
 
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  • something that is sublime He transforms the most ordinary subject into the sublime.
  • Idioms
    from the sublime to the ridiculous
     
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    used to describe a situation in which something serious, important, or of high quality is followed by something silly, unimportant, or of poor quality
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sublime