Sublimation

Sub"li*ma`tion

(?), n. [LL. sublimatio: cf. F. sublimation.] 1. (Chem.) The act or process of subliming, or the state or result of being sublimed.
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2. The act of heightening or improving; exaltation; elevation; purification.
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3. That which is sublimed; the product of a purifying process.
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Religion is the perfection, refinement, and sublimation of morality.
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