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Noun: profoundness  pru'fawnd-nus or prow'fawnd-nus
  1. Extremeness of degree
    "the profoundness of his ignorance"
     
  2. Wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    "the anthropologist was impressed by the profoundness of the native proverbs";
    - reconditeness, abstruseness, abstrusity, profundity
     
  3. The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    - astuteness, profundity, depth, deepness
     
  4. The quality of being physically deep
    - deepness, profundity
     
  5. Intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    "the profoundness of the silence";
    - profundity

Type of: deepness, depth, sapience, ultimacy, ultimateness, wisdom