Etymology
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sublimity (n.)

early 15c., "loftiness, exaltation, worthiness, nobility, glory," from Latin sublimitatem (nominative sublimitas) "loftiness, exaltation," from sublimis (see sublime).

updated on December 19, 2013

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Definitions of sublimity from WordNet

sublimity (n.)
nobility in thought or feeling or style;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.