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3 definitions found
 for profundity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Profundity \Pro*fun"di*ty\, n.; pl. -ties. [L. profunditas:
     cf. F. profondite. See Profound.]
     The quality or state of being profound; depth of place,
     knowledge, feeling, etc. "The vast profundity obscure."
     --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  profundity
      n 1: wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound; "the
           anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the
           native proverbs" [syn: reconditeness, abstruseness,
           abstrusity, profoundness, profundity]
      2: intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc;
         "the depth of my feeling"; "the profoundness of the silence"
         [syn: profundity, profoundness] [ant: shallowness,
         superficiality]
      3: the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas [syn:
         astuteness, profundity, profoundness, depth,
         deepness]
      4: the quality of being physically deep; "the profundity of the
         mine was almost a mile" [syn: deepness, profundity,
         profoundness] [ant: shallowness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "profundity":
     Sophia, abstruseness, abyss, acumen, ampleness, astuteness,
     bigness, bottomlessness, broad-mindedness, broadness,
     capaciousness, complexity, complication, comprehensiveness,
     copiousness, crabbedness, crampedness, deep-downness,
     deep-rootedness, deep-seatedness, deepness, depth, difficulty,
     discernment, erudition, esoterica, expansiveness, extensiveness,
     extreme innerness, fathomlessness, generousness,
     good understanding, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness, greatness,
     hardness, incomprehensibility, indecipherability, inscrutability,
     interiority, intricacy, involvement, keenness, knottiness,
     knowledgeability, largeness, mellow wisdom, obscurity,
     plumblessness, profoundness, reconditeness, ripe wisdom, sagacity,
     sageness, sapience, scholarliness, scholarship,
     seasoned understanding, sharpness, sound understanding,
     spaciousness, subterraneity, subtlety, tallness, wideness, wisdom,
     wiseness
  
  

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