1. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
Syn: ↑astuteness, ↑profundity, ↑profoundness, ↑depth
Derivationally related forms: ↑deep, ↑profound (for: ↑profoundness), ↑profound (for: ↑profundity)
Hypernyms: ↑wisdom, ↑sapience
2. the quality of being physically deep

the profundity of the mine was almost a mile

Syn: ↑profundity, ↑profoundness
Ant: ↑shallowness
Derivationally related forms: ↑profound (for: ↑profoundness), ↑profound (for: ↑profundity), ↑deep
Hypernyms: ↑depth
Hyponyms: ↑bottomlessness
3. the extent downward or backward or inward

the depth of the water


depth of a shelf


depth of a closet

Syn: ↑depth
Hypernyms: ↑extent
Attrubites: ↑deep, ↑shallow
4. a low pitch that is loud and voluminous
Derivationally related forms: ↑deep
Hypernyms: ↑low pitch, ↑low frequency

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