Sublimation

Definition of Sublimation

Sub´li`ma`tion
n.1.(Chem.) The act or process of subliming, or the state or result of being sublimed.
2.The act of heightening or improving; exaltation; elevation; purification.
3.That which is sublimed; the product of a purifying process.
Religion is the perfection, refinement, and sublimation of morality.
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