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Definition of Deep

Deep

  1. Extending far below the surface; of great perpendicular dimension (measured from the surface downward, and distinguished from high, which is measured upward); far to the bottom; having a certain depth; as, a deep sea.
  2. Extending far back from the front or outer part; of great horizontal dimension (measured backward from the front or nearer part, mouth, etc.); as, a deep cave or recess or wound; a gallery ten seats deep; a company of soldiers six files deep.
  3. Low in situation; lying far below the general surface; as, a deep valley.
  4. Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; -- opposed to shallow or superficial; intricate; mysterious; not obvious; obscure; as, a deep subject or plot.
  5. Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.
  6. Profound; thorough; complete; unmixed; intense; heavy; heartfelt; as, deep distress; deep melancholy; deep horror.
  7. Strongly colored; dark; intense; not light or thin; as, deep blue or crimson.
  8. Of low tone; full-toned; not high or sharp; grave; heavy.
  9. Muddy; boggy; sandy; -- said of roads.
  10. To a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply.
  11. That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth.
  12. That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss.

Deep Quotations

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving

Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
Amanda Peet

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
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Deep Translations

deep in Afrikaans is diep
deep in Danish is dyb
deep in Dutch is laag, zwaar
deep in German is tief
deep in Italian is cupo
deep in Latin is altus, profundus
deep in Norwegian is dyp
deep in Portuguese is profundamente
deep in Spanish is profundo, hondo
deep in Swedish is djup

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