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depth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of depth

  1. 1 distance measured from the top to the bottom of something <be sure to check the depth of the water before diving off the dock> Synonyms deepness, drop Related Words lowness; draft, sounding Near Antonyms shallowness; altitude, elevation, height, stature

  2. 2 the quality of being great in extent (as of insight) <the depth of the poet's understanding of human nature has given his works a timeless appeal> Synonyms deepness, profoundness, profundity Related Words discernment, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, percipience, sagacity, sapience, sense, sensibility, wisdom; braininess, brightness, brilliance, intellect, intelligence, judgment (or judgement), reason, sense, smartness, wit; acuity, acuteness, keenness, penetration, perspicacity, sensitivity, sharpness Near Antonyms shallowness, superficiality; brainlessness, idiocy, imbecility, mindlessness, simpleness, stupidity, witlessness; illogic, irrationality, unreasonableness, unsoundness

  3. 3 the most intense or characteristic phase of something <I was in the depths of profound thought when I was rudely interrupted> Synonyms deep, thick, height, middle, midstRelated Words center, heart

  4. 4 the lowest point or level <at the depth of her depression she had even contemplated suicide> Synonyms bedrock, bottom, nadir, rock bottom, zeroRelated Words abyss, armpit, pitNear Antonyms bloom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday; crescendo, high; cap, ceiling, crest, roofAntonyms acme, apex, climax, crown, culmination, head, height, high-water mark, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip-top, top, zenith

  5. 5 the most extreme or advanced point <even in the depth of the Great Depression people never lost hope> Synonyms height, extremity, limitRelated Words consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate




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