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English noun: depth

1. depth (attribute) the extent downward or backward or inward


SamplesThe depth of the water.
Depth of a shelf.
Depth of a closet.


Synonymsdeepness


Broader (hypernym)extent


Narrower (hyponym)deepness, draft, draught, penetration, profoundness, profundity, shallowness, sounding


Attributedeep, deep, shallow, shallow

2. depth (attribute) degree of psychological or intellectual profundity


Broader (hypernym)degree, grade, level


Narrower (hyponym)profoundness, profundity, shallowness, superficiality

3. depth (location) (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part


SamplesFrom the depths of darkest Africa.
Signals received from the depths of space.


Broader (hypernym)part, region


Narrower (hyponym)back of beyond


Domain usageplural, plural form

4. depth (state) (usually plural) a low moral state


SamplesHe had sunk to the depths of addiction.


Broader (hypernym)abasement, abjection, degradation


Domain usageplural, plural form

5. depth (cognition) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas


Synonymsastuteness, deepness, profoundness, profundity


Broader (hypernym)sapience, wisdom

6. depth (attribute) the attribute or quality of being deep, strong, or intense


SamplesThe depth of his breathing.
The depth of his sighs,.
The depth of his emotion.


Broader (hypernym)attribute









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