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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