from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being deep (either physically or metaphorically)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being deep, profound, mysterious, secretive, etc.; depth; profundity; -- opposed to shallowness.
  • n. Craft; insidiousness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being deep, in any sense; depth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the extent downward or backward or inward
  • n. a low pitch that is loud and voluminous
  • n. the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
  • n. the quality of being physically deep


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  • But there is no heartland, no dark deepness, which is increasingly true of most of Europe, much of Asia, and eastern North America.

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  • But on individal events, specific talents or flaws come into play, and of course you can find examples of specific skills (memory, "deepness", speed, creativity, musical ability, etc) where someone's specific skills are not the same as their g factor.

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  • Speakers are above average and they lack "deepness" for a complete sound picture.


  • "There is a virtue to deepness but you still need to get in and out," the senior U.S. official said.

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  • The demographics of the state, the deepness or thinness of the respective political benches and the overall national political environment all can play a critical role as well.

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  • A sustained falloff would be a setback from the relatively strong figures retailers have been reporting as the deepness of the recession ebbed.

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  • The recent suicide of a 42-year-old woman from England who was largely ignored after she posted a Christmas Day good-bye message to more than 1,000 friends drives home the skin-deepness of Facebook relationships and the importance of making sure they do not crowd out flesh-and-blood interactions.

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  • Probing the deepness of space, it opens up the world of 13.7 billion years ago – to the time of the creation of the Universe.

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  • Like every man in history who had done the same thing, Último felt the enormity of the sky, the deepness of space, and his own tiny greatness in the effort he had made in his field.


  • They knew she played with them, but they did not know the wisdom of her play, its deepness and its deftness.



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