(verb) (in psychoanalytic theory) divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity; “people who sublimate sexuality into activities which help to build up and preserve civilization”
(verb) transform (something) into a purer or idealized form; “attractive rhythms are sublimated into a much larger context”
(noun) the product of vaporization of a solid.
Sublimate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
late Middle English (in the sense ‘raise to a higher status’): from Latin sublimat- ‘raised up’, from the verb sublimare .
Sublimate in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu Newspaper)
They’re taught to sublimate self and think about the team instead of themselves.
Sublimate the ego.
That is, they sublimate their sexual energies toward another purpose than sexual intercourse and procreation.
The heat seeped into the interior through the cracks, causing the ice to sublimate and widen the fractures.
Sport can sublimate many emotions.
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