Complete Definition of "depths"

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Noun
depths

  1. plural of|depth
  2. literary The deepest part. (Usually of a body of water.)

#: Tthe burning ship finally sunk into the depths.

  1. literary A very remote part.

#: Into the depths of the jungle...
#: In the depths of the night,

  1. context|of an emotion, mystery The lowest point, all-time low, nadir.

#: To plumb the depths of despair
#: To stir someone to his depths.

  1. The most severe part.

#: in the depths of the crisis.
#: in the depths of winter.

Usage notes
As the meaning is superlative, it is almost always used with the definite article the

Translations
Greek: βÏθÏÏ (vithos) m, βάθη (vathi) n|p

ar:depths
io:depths

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