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Profound (IPA: /pɹoʊˈfaʊnd/)


Profound (a.)

Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep.

Profound (a.)

Intellectually deep; entering far into subjects; reaching to the bottom of a matter, or of a branch of learning; thorough; as, a profound investigation or treatise; a profound scholar; profound wisdom.

Profound (a.)

Characterized by intensity; deeply felt; pervading; overmastering; far-reaching; strongly impressed; as, a profound sleep.

Profound (a.)

Bending low, exhibiting or expressing deep humility; lowly; submissive; as, a profound bow.

Profound (n.)

The deep; the sea; the ocean.

Profound (n.)

An abyss.

Profound (v. t.)

To cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down.

Profound (v. i.)

To dive deeply; to penetrate.

Profound Synonyms

Scholarly, Intense, Thoughtful, Deep

Profound Synonyms

Deep

Profound Synonyms

Fundamental, Important, Significant

Profound Synonyms

Heavy, Wakeless, Deep, Sound

Profound Synonyms

Intense

Profound Synonyms

Unplumbed, Unfathomed, Deep, Unsounded

Spanish Translation

Profound in Spanish is Profundo

Tagalog Translation

Profound in Tagalog is Baliwag

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A profound love between two people involves, after all, the power and chance of doing profound hurt." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All profound truths startle you in their first announcement." - Truth

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bell's theorem is the most profound discovery of science." - Bell's theorem

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Dark, profound it was, and cloudy, so that though I fixed my sight on the bottom I did not discern anything there." - Inferno (Dante)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It takes a profound hypocrisy to try to reconcile for others things that you can't reconcile for yourself." - Jerry Coyne


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