deepening deepening  /ˈdi pə nɪŋ/


  1. (n) a process of becoming deeper and more profound
  2. (adj) accumulating and becoming more intense


  1. At a time of plunging stock markets, bank bailouts and deepening recession, the economic data released by the Chinese government on Thursday might be enough to make many drool.
  2. Street protests have toppled four presidents in two weeks, but Argentina's 21st-century Great Depression is deepening.
  3. Ours is a world of deepening contrasts, brighter colors, and ever more confusion.


  1. For Lebanon’s Sunnis, growing rage at Hezbollah over role in Syria

    The Shiite militia’s deepening role in the Syrian war is drawing a backlash from Lebanon’s Sunnis.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Slowing Exports Threatens Emerging Asia's Boom

    A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some recently booming emerging economies.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  3. Export slowdown threatens emerging Asia's credit-fuelled boom

    A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some booming emerging economies that have surged ahead in recent years on a heady combination of easy credit, buoyant ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Your words have been very strong about Pakistan's sovereign right and sovereign duty to protect your country, and the United States wants to help," Bush said before the meeting. "Pakistan is an ally, and I look forward to deepening our...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  2. "Poverty, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency and family breakdown cause people to become and then stay homeless. I hope that by deepening my understanding of the issue, I can help do my bit to help the most vulnerable on our streets,"...
    on Jan 9, 2010 By: Prince William Source: Cocorioko

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