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Definitions of profound:

  • adjective:   of the greatest intensity; complete
    Example: "A profound silence"
  • adjective:   showing intellectual penetration or emotional depths; from the depths of your being
    Example: "The differences are profound"
  • adjective:   situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed
    Example: "The profound depths of the sea"
  • adjective:   coming from deep within one
    Example: "A profound sigh"
  • adjective:   far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something
    Example: "Profound social changes"
  • adjective:   (of sleep) deep and complete
    Example: "Fell into a profound sleep"

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