deepening

Definitions of deepening
  1. noun
    a process of becoming deeper and more profound
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    type of:
    development, evolution
    a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
  2. adjective
    accumulating and becoming more intense
    “the deepening gloom”
    “felt a deepening love”
    synonyms: thickening
    intensifying
    increasing in strength or intensity
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