limit-, lim- +
(Latin: threshold (level at which something happens), point at which something begins or changes; boundary, limit)
2. To divert the energy associated with an unacceptable impulse or drive into a personally and socially acceptable activity.
2. So awe-inspiringly beautiful as to seem almost heavenly.
3. Etymology: borrowed from Latin sublimis, "lofty, exalted".
This was a compound adjective formed from the prefix sub-, "under" and probably limen, "lintel" (horizontal beam that supports the weight of the wall above a window or door), "threshold"; a relative of limes, "boundary", from which English acquired "limit".
2. Inadequate to produce conscious awareness but able to evoke a response.
3. Entering, existing in, or affecting the mind without conscious awareness.
2. Having or seeming to have no boundaries; infinite.
3. Without qualification or exception.
4. Lacking or appearing to lack a boundary or an end.
2. Not limited by restrictions; unconfined; unrestricted authority.