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depth

depth

 
pronunciation:
depth
phrases:
in depth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of being deep.
antonyms:
shallowness
definition 2: the extent or distance to which something reaches from its top or front to its bottom or back.
the depth of the oceanthe depth of a building lot
similar words:
breadth, distance, extent, measurement, reach
definition 3: the worst or hardest part.
the depth of winter
synonyms:
deep, extremity
similar words:
bowels, dead, heart, midst
definition 4: intensity or concentration.
depth of color
synonyms:
concentration, intensity, richness, strength
similar words:
brightness, brilliance
definition 5: seriousness.
the depth of his trouble
synonyms:
gravity, seriousness, solemnity
similar words:
consequence, importance, moment, significance, urgency, weight
definition 6: intellectual complexity.
His analysis had no depth.
synonyms:
complexity, profundity
antonyms:
triviality
similar words:
intricacy
definition 7: (pl.) deep part; bottom.
the depths of the river
synonyms:
bottom, deep, floor
similar words:
bed, Davy Jones's locker
definition 8: (usu. pl.) a low moral or intellectual state.
similar words:
the pits
phrase: in depth
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The word depth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").