More definitions of "depth":
- (noun): (usually plural) a low moral state.
Example: "He had sunk to the depths of addiction"
- (noun): (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part.
Example: "From the depths of darkest Africa"; "signals received from the depths of space"
- (noun): Extent downward or backward or inward.
Example: "The depth of the water"; "depth of a shelf"; "depth of a closet"
Famous quotes containing the word depth:
“People who comprehend a thing in all its depth seldom remain true to it forever. For they have brought its very depth to light: and there is always so much nastiness to see there.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“A little philosophy inclineth mans mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth mens minds about to religion.”
—Francis Bacon (15611626)