Translation for 'sublime' from English to Bulgarian
ADJ   sublime | more sublime | most sublime
NOUN   sublime | sublimes
VERB   to sublime | sublimed | sublimed
subliming | sublimes
SYNO empyreal | empyrean | reverend | ...
sublime {adj}възвишен
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Translation for 'sublime' from English to Bulgarian

sublime {adj}
Usage Examples English
  • Eighteenth-century aesthetic theory, following Edmund Burke, held that the sublime and the beautiful were juxtaposed.
  • The sublime is concerned with the notion of a limit to what can be said and thought and willed.
  • There are two known sublime numbers, which are numbers with a perfect number of factors, whose sum itself yields a perfect number.
  • Kant subdivided the sublime into three kinds. The feeling of the terrifying sublime is sometimes accompanied with a certain dread or melancholy.
  • In the Romantic period, Edmund Burke postulated a difference between beauty in its classical meaning and the sublime.

  • Edmund Burke's (1756) work, "Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful" is another contributor to this classical notion, written at a similar time to Kant.
  • It was soon nicknamed the "Sublime Barn" (La Grange sublime).
  • The Sublime view of nature was as something of a large scale dramatic subject, an expression of the sublime – defined by Edmund Burke as the strongest emotion that can be felt.
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