noun see profound I

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  • Profoundness — Pro*found ness, n. The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profoundness — noun 1. extremeness of degree the profoundness of his ignorance • Derivationally related forms: ↑profound • Hypernyms: ↑ultimacy, ↑ultimateness 2. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • profoundness — profound ► ADJECTIVE (profounder, profoundest) 1) very great or intense. 2) showing great knowledge or insight. 3) demanding deep study or thought. 4) archaic very deep. DERIVATIVES profoundly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • profoundness — See profoundly. * * * …   Universalium

  • profoundness — noun The quality of being profound; profundity …   Wiktionary

  • profoundness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Intellectual penetration or range: deepness, depth, profundity. See THOUGHTS …   English dictionary for students

  • profoundness — pro found·ness || prÉ™ faÊŠndnɪs n. deepness, reconditeness; abstractness, quality of having deep meaning; seriousness, soberness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • profoundness — pro·found·ness …   English syllables

  • profundity — noun 1. wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound (Freq. 1) the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs • Syn: ↑reconditeness, ↑abstruseness, ↑abstrusity, ↑profoundness • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • deepness — noun 1. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas • Syn: ↑astuteness, ↑profundity, ↑profoundness, ↑depth • Derivationally related forms: ↑deep, ↑profound (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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