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

Derived forms: profundities

Type of: deepness, depth, sapience, wisdom

Antonym: superficiality