Definition of Profoundness

1. Noun. Extremeness of degree. "The profoundness of his ignorance"

Generic synonyms: Ultimacy, Ultimateness
Derivative terms: Profound, Profound, Profound, Profound



2. Noun. Wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound. "The anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs"
Exact synonyms: Abstruseness, Abstrusity, Profundity, Reconditeness
Generic synonyms: Wisdom
Derivative terms: Abstruse, Abstruse, Profound, Profound

3. Noun. The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas.
Exact synonyms: Astuteness, Deepness, Depth, Profundity
Generic synonyms: Sapience, Wisdom
Derivative terms: Deep, Profound, Profound

4. Noun. The quality of being physically deep. "The profundity of the mine was almost a mile"
Exact synonyms: Deepness, Profundity
Generic synonyms: Deepness, Depth
Specialized synonyms: Bottomlessness
Derivative terms: Deep, Deep, Profound, Profound
Antonyms: Shallowness

5. Noun. Intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc. "The profoundness of the silence"
Exact synonyms: Profundity
Generic synonyms: Depth
Derivative terms: Profound, Profound
Antonyms: Superficiality

Definition of Profoundness

1. n. The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth.

Definition of Profoundness

1. Noun. The quality of being profound; profundity ¹

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Definition of Profoundness

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Literary usage of Profoundness

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1. The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts by John White Webster, John Ware, Daniel Treadwell (1825)
"... or being remarkable for the profoundness and extent of the writer's views.] ART. X.—.fin Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. ..."

2. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras by Antoine Fabre d'Olivet, Pythagoras, Nayán Louise Redfield (1917)
"This is what was said with such profoundness by Tiresias, the most famous hierophant of Greece and whom Homer called the only sage," these words so often ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"... as well for profoundness of doctrine as for profitable use. The principal reason which moved ..."

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