from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Great depth.
- n. Depth of intellect, feeling, or meaning.
- n. Something profound or abstruse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being profound or abstruse.
- n. A great depth.
- n. Deep intellect or insight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being profound; depth of place, knowledge, feeling, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or condition of being profound; depth, as of place, of knowledge, of science, of feeling, etc.
- n. That which is profound; depth; abyss.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being physically deep
- n. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
- n. wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
- n. intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
Middle English profundite, from Old French, from Late Latin profunditās, from Latin profundus, deep; see profound.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin profunditās. Compare profoundness. (Wiktionary)