Definition of Deepening

1. Noun. A process of becoming deeper and more profound.

Generic synonyms: Development, Evolution
Derivative terms: Deepen



2. Adjective. Accumulating and becoming more intense. "The thickening dusk"
Exact synonyms: Thickening
Similar to: Intensifying

Definition of Deepening

1. Verb. (present participle of deepen) ¹

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Definition of Deepening

1. deepen [v] - See also: deepen

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Literary usage of Deepening

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1. A Study of the Short Story by Henry Seidel Canby (1913)
"XIII THE deepening OF THE SHORT STORY. HENRY JAMES So far we have been busy ... But now we turn specifically to an earlier deepening of its activities, ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"The twilight was deepening ; the red flush was all gone, and the little stars were giving their answer ..."

3. The Seasons by James Thomson (1744)
"BUT fee the fading many-colour'd Woods, 960 Shade deepening over Shade, the Country round ... deepening ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"deepening SHAFTS. 1541. When there is plenty of room, so that a compartment of the shaft can be set aside for hoisting the debris, or where the regular ..."

5. Institutional Investors in the New Financial Landscape by H. J. Blommestein, Norbert Funke (1998)
"4.2 deepening and widening of investment opportunities Foreign and domestic institutional investors usually face an acute shortage of equity supply in ..."

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