bottomlessness


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bottomlessness

(ˈbɒtəmləsnəs)
n
the quality of being very deep or bottomless
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Noun1.bottomlessness - the property of being very deep; without limit
deepness, profoundness, profundity - the quality of being physically deep; "the profundity of the mine was almost a mile"
References in classic literature ?
It is remarkable how long men will believe in the bottomlessness of a pond without taking the trouble to sound it.
And even if it reaches that far, plummeting through the rich rings of its sinking to reach a bottomlessness whose core is death's perhaps deepest ore, there where the end gathers will my silver ever bring me any of the gold it shatters?
It may well be that the story of the humanities in North America revolves around how to situate ourselves among those 1968 debates, and that most of our sense of crisis arises in the bottomlessness of those debates, and (of course) the way they seemed to leave us with an empty heaven and a religion-less certainty even for the human.
replicate; scientific evidence, too, has a land of bottomlessness.
Beloved's travel is a testament to the irrepressibility of trauma and the bottomlessness of what it is we do not remember.
In Sorrentino, such bottomlessness suggests a trap, a sinkhole of mud (fungo = fango) where a spectacle of "flawless play" only seemingly pertains.