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profundity

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noun pro·fun·di·ty \prə-ˈfən-də-tē\

Definition of profundity

plural pro·fun·di·ties

  1. 1 a :  intellectual depth b :  something profound or abstruse

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being profound or deep



Examples of profundity

  1. the profundity of his thoughts

  2. Her books are a mixture of playfulness and profundity.

  3. the depth and profundity of her feelings



Origin of profundity

Middle English profundite, from Latin profunditat-, profunditas depth, from profundus


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with profundity



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