Meaning of PROFUNDITY in English

PROFUNDITY

transcription, транскрипция: [ prəfʌndɪti ]

( profundities)

1.

Profundity is great intellectual depth and understanding.

The profundity of this book is achieved with breathtaking lightness.

= depth

≠ shallowness

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2.

If you refer to the profundity of a feeling, experience, or change, you mean that it is deep, powerful, or serious.

...the profundity of the structural problems besetting the country.

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3.

A profundity is a remark that shows great intellectual depth and understanding.

His work is full of profundities and asides concerning the human condition.

≠ banality

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