Definitions for profound

Definitions for (adj) profound

Main entry: unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded, profound

Definition: situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed

Usage: the profound depths of the sea; the dark unfathomed caves of ocean-Thomas Gray; unplumbed depths of the sea; remote and unsounded caverns

Main entry: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound

Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete

Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

Main entry: profound

Definition: coming from deep within one

Usage: a profound sigh

Main entry: profound

Definition: of the greatest intensity; complete

Usage: a profound silence; a state of profound shock

Main entry: profound

Definition: showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

Usage: the differences are profound; a profound insight; a profound book; a profound mind; profound contempt; profound regret

Main entry: fundamental, profound

Definition: far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something

Usage: the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred; the book underwent fundamental changes; committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance; profound social changes

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