From deep + -ity, coined by Miriam Weizenbaum but given this meaning by Daniel Dennett.
deepity (plural deepities)
- A superficial equivocation which only seems to be profound.
2009 November 27, Schoen, Chris, “Deepity Structure”, in Underverse, retrieved 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 Citations:deepity.