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See also: sublimis



From sub + limen.

See e.g. [1].

  1. ^ Barnett Newman, John Philip O'Neill (1992) Barnett Newman: Selected Writings and Interviews[1], page 218



sublīmus (feminine sublīma, neuter sublīmum); first/second declension

  1. high, lofty
  2. eminent, exalted, elevated


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative sublīmus sublīma sublīmum sublīmī sublīmae sublīma
genitive sublīmī sublīmae sublīmī sublīmōrum sublīmārum sublīmōrum
dative sublīmō sublīmō sublīmīs
accusative sublīmum sublīmam sublīmum sublīmōs sublīmās sublīma
ablative sublīmō sublīmā sublīmō sublīmīs
vocative sublīme sublīma sublīmum sublīmī sublīmae sublīma


  • sublimus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sublimus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sublimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to fly aloft; to be carried into the sky: sublimem or sublime (not in sublime or sublimiter) ferri, abire