definition of deepity
an idea or statement that seems to be profound but actually isn't; coined by the philosopher Daniel Dennett
A deepity isn't just any old pseudo-profound bit of drivel. It's a specific kind of statement that can be read in two different ways: one way that's true but trivial, and another that's much more intriguing but false.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/09/2013 21:02:00