deepity

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Etymology[edit]

From deep +‎ -ity; coined by Daniel Dennett.

Noun[edit]

deepity (plural deepities)

  1. A superficial equivocation which only seems to be profound.
    • 2009 November 27, Chris Schoen, “Deepity Structure”, Underverse, accessed on 2012-05-31:
      And yet, no clearer example of a deepity will you find than the assertion that math is an instinct.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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