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profundity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprofunditypro‧fun‧di‧ty /prəˈfʌndəti/ noun (plural profundities) formal 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]INTELLIGENTEMOTIONAL when someone or something shows great knowledge and understanding, or strong serious feelings syn depth 🔊 The cartoon version lacks the profundity of the original text.2 [countable usually plural]INTELLIGENT something that someone says that shows great knowledge and understanding 🔊 the profundities of her speech
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profundityThat is to say that conceptual profundity must be balanced by clarity of content and simplicity of form.Readers of this book will recognize that this attitude is an error of great profundity.So back to California he presumably went, without being given the chance to display his profundities before a packed courtroom.Yet despite the flow of movement from one form to the next, the structure of the painting lacks profundity.There were those at that time who cultivated melancholy to give themselves the appearance of profundity.Fairy tales have a surprising profundity.At least I got to know some of the background to the paintings; the symbolism and the profundity of meaning.He didn't understand the profundity of Estabrook's pain; he was too chilly, too remote.The profundities of his speech were lost on the young audience.
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