Profundity meaning

prə-fŭn'dĭ-tē, prō-
Profundity is defined as intellectual or emotional depth, or to an idea that shows great intellectual depth.

Having a deep understanding of the emotions of others and the ability to respond to those emotions in a truly understanding matter is an example of profundity.

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Great intellectual insight or understanding.

Profundity of thought.

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Intensity of feeling or conviction.
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Something profound or abstruse.

The profundities of mathematics.

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Great extent downward; great depth.
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Depth, esp. great depth.
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Intellectual depth.
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A profound idea, matter, etc.
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The state of being profound or abstruse.
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Origin of profundity

  • Middle English profundite from Old French from Late Latin profunditās from Latin profundus deep profound
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin profunditās. Compare profoundness.
    From Wiktionary