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sublīmĭtas , ātis, f. sublimis,
I.height, loftiness (post-Aug.; cf. altitudo).
II. Trop.
B. In partic., of language, loftiness, elevation, sublimity (while elevatio means disparagement): “heroici carminis,Quint. 1, 8, 5; cf.: “ab his (poëtis) in verbis sublimitas petitur,id. 10, 1, 27: “sublimitas et magnificentia et nitor,id. 8, 3, 3: “narrandi (with splendor),Plin. Ep. 1, 16, 4: “Platonica illa sublimitas,id. ib. 1, 10, 5.
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