Sublimate

Sublimate

  • (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)

  • परिशोधन करना

Sublimate Origin

  • 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.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of sublimate

  • lime juice refines us…

Sublimate Pronunciation

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