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profundity

noun (UNDERSTANDING)    /prəˈfʌn.dɪ.ti/ US  /-də.t̬i/ formal
[U] the quality of showing a clear and deep understanding of serious matters: the profundity of his remarksIntelligencePerceptive [C usually plural] a remark or thought that shows, or is intended to show, great understanding: We would sit up all night exchanging profundities.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
(Definition of profundity noun (UNDERSTANDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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