HyperDic: depth

English > 5 senses of the word depth:
NOUNattributedepth, deepnessthe extent downward or backward or inward
attributedepthdegree of psychological or intellectual profundity
statedepth(usually plural) a low moral state
cognitiondepth, astuteness, profundity, profoundness, deepnessthe intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
attributedepththe attribute or quality of being deep, strong, or intense
depth > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'pth
English > depth: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe extent downward or backward or inward.
Examples
  • "the depth of the water"
  • "depth of a shelf"
  • "depth of a closet"
Synonymdeepness
AttributesdeepHaving great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center
deeprelatively deep or strong
shallowlacking physical depth
shallownot deep or strong
Narrowerdeepness, profundity, profoundnessThe quality of being physically deep
draft, draughtThe depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
penetrationThe depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)
shallownessThe quality of lacking physical depth
soundingA measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
BroaderextentThe distance or area or volume over which something extends
Spanishprofundidad
Catalanprofunditat
English > depth: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdegree of psychological or intellectual profundity.
Narrowerprofundity, profoundnessIntellectual depth
superficiality, shallownesslack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
English > depth: 5 senses > noun 3, state
Meaning(usually plural) a low moral state.
Example"he had sunk to the depths of addiction"
Broaderabasement, degradation, abjectionA low or downcast state
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishbajeza
Catalanbaixesa
English > depth: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas.
Synonymsastuteness, profundity, profoundness, deepness
Broaderwisdom, sapienceability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
Spanishastucia
Catalanprofunditat
English > depth: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe attribute or quality of being deep, strong, or intense.
Examples
  • "the depth of his breathing"
  • "the depth of his sighs,""the depth of his emotion"
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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