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sublimation

See definition of sublimation on Dictionary.com
  • as ininhibition
  • as inparagon
  • as indefense mechanism

synonyms for sublimation

  • reticence
  • self-consciousness
  • shyness
  • bar
  • barrier
  • blockage
  • check
  • embargo
  • interdict
  • interference
  • obstacle
  • prevention
  • prohibition
  • reserve
  • restraint
  • suppression
  • hangup
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antonyms for sublimation

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • allowance
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • help
  • liberation
  • permission
  • approval
  • freedom
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    How to use sublimation in a sentence

    So I don’t know enough about sublimation to say whether what I do daily is an act of sublimation.
    INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    The conversation about happiness is from episode three, and the sublimation question is from episode four.
    INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    And that treatise of Van de Water, the Belgian, on the sublimation of the sub-conscious by the negation of the self-censor.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Personal experience, they say, means more to them than theory, even though the theory be the sublimation of all experience.
    DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
    The sublimation having been carried to a sufficient extent, the fires are allowed to die out.
    COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
    The residuum consists of a violet-coloured powder, which, by sublimation, is converted into cinnabar.
    HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    It is then refined by a second sublimation, and melted into the masses in which it is commonly sold.
    HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    Yet the sublimation of the respectable is precisely the rosy view of Cruikshank the man enjoyed by me at the present moment.
    GEORGE CRUIKSHANKW. H. CHESSON
    By the second sublimation the whole of the benzoic acid is not volatilized.
    THE ART OF PERFUMERYG. W. SEPTIMUS PIESSE
    These combinations are white, in part crystallizable, become speedily blue in the air, and afford by sublimation indigo-blue.
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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    WORDS RELATED TO SUBLIMATION

    • conversion
    • defense
    • defense reaction
    • repression
    • sublimation
    • suppression
    • symbolization
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