profundity

[pruh-fuhn-di-tee]
noun, plural profundities for 2, 3.
1.
the quality or state of being profound; depth.
2.
Usually, profundities. profound or deep matters.
3.
a profoundly deep place; abyss.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English profundite < Late Latin profunditās. See profound, -ity

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profound (prəˈfaʊnd)
 
adj
1.  penetrating deeply into subjects or ideas: a profound mind
2.  showing or requiring great knowledge or understanding: a profound treatise
3.  situated at or extending to a great depth
4.  reaching to or stemming from the depths of one's nature: profound regret
5.  intense or absolute: profound silence
6.  thoroughgoing; extensive: profound changes
 
n
7.  archaic, literary or a great depth; abyss
 
[C14: from Old French profund, from Latin profundus deep, from pro-1 + fundus bottom]
 
pro'foundly
 
adv
 
pro'foundness
 
n
 
profundity
 
n

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Example sentences
Old age doesn't automatically confer wisdom and artistic profundity.
Trying to cloak anger and lack of profundity in some kind of dismissive
  over-simplification.
His purpose has been to elucidate the profundity of that human experience.
Don't look for profundity or subtlety in these dispatches.
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