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Depth vs. Profundity

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Depth

The condition or quality of being deep.
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Profundity

Great intellectual insight or understanding
Profundity of thought.
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Depth

The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward
Dove to a depth of 30 feet.
Shelves with enough depth to store the large boxes.
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Profundity

Intensity of feeling or conviction.
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Depth

The measurement or sense of distance from an observation point, such as linear perspective in painting.
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Profundity

Something profound or abstruse
The profundities of mathematics.
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Depth

Often depths A deep part or place
The ocean depths.
In the depths of the forest.
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Profundity

Great extent downward; great depth.
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Depth

The most profound or intense part or stage
The depth of despair.
An experience that touched the depths of tragedy.
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Profundity

The state of being profound or abstruse.
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Depth

Intensity; force
Had not realized the depth of their feelings for one another.
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Profundity

A great depth.
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Depth

The severest or worst part
In the depth of an economic depression.
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Profundity

Deep intellect or insight.
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Depth

A low point, level, or degree
Production has fallen to new depths.
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Profundity

The quality or state of being profound; depth of place, knowledge, feeling, etc.
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Depth

Intellectual complexity or penetration; profundity
A novel of great depth.
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Profundity

Wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound;
The anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
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Depth

The range of one's understanding or competence
I am out of my depth when it comes to cooking.
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Profundity

Intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc;
The depth of my feeling
The profoundness of the silence
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Depth

Strength held in reserve, especially a supply of skilled or capable replacements
A team with depth at every position.
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Profundity

The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
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Depth

The degree of richness or intensity
Depth of color.
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Profundity

The quality of being physically deep;
The profundity of the mine was almost a mile
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Depth

Lowness in pitch.
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Depth

Complete detail; thoroughness
The depth of her research.
An interview conducted in great depth.
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Depth

The vertical distance below a surface; the degree to which something is deep
Measure the depth of the water in this part of the bay.
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Depth

The distance between the front and the back, as the depth of a drawer or closet
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Depth

(figuratively) the intensity, complexity, strength, seriousness or importance of an emotion, situation, etc.
The depth of her misery was apparent to everyone.
The depth of the crisis had been exaggerated.
We were impressed by the depth of her knowledge.
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Depth

Lowness
The depth of a sound
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Depth

The total palette of available colors
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Depth

The property of appearing three-dimensional
The depth of field in this picture is amazing.
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Depth

The deepest part usually of a body of water
The burning ship finally sunk into the depths.
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Depth

A very remote part.
Into the depths of the jungle...
In the depths of the night,
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Depth

The most severe part
In the depth of the crisis
In the depths of winter
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Depth

(logic) the number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content
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Depth

(horology) a pair of toothed wheels which work together
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Depth

(aeronautics) the perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface
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Depth

(statistics) the lower of the two ranks of a value in an ordered set of values
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Depth

The quality of being deep; deepness; perpendicular measurement downward from the surface, or horizontal measurement backward from the front; as, the depth of a river; the depth of a body of troops.
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Depth

Profoundness; extent or degree of intensity; abundance; completeness; as, depth of knowledge, or color.
Mindful of that heavenly loveWhich knows no end in depth or height.
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Depth

Lowness; as, depth of sound.
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Depth

That which is deep; a deep, or the deepest, part or place; the deep; the middle part; as, the depth of night, or of winter.
From you unclouded depth above.
The depth closed me round about.
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Depth

The number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content.
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Depth

A pair of toothed wheels which work together.
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Depth

The perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface.
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Depth

The maximum number of times a type of procedure is reiteratively called before the last call is exited; - of subroutines or procedures which are reentrant; - used of call stacks.
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Depth

Extent downward or backward or inward;
The depth of the water
Depth of a shelf
Depth of a closet
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Depth

Degree of psychological or intellectual depth
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Depth

(usually plural) the deepest and most remote part;
From the depths of darkest Africa
Signals received from the depths of space
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Depth

(usually plural) a low moral state;
He had sunk to the depths of addiction
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Depth

The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
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