New York is profoundly weak in engineering talent (PDF)—ranking 78th out of 85 metropolitan areas in engineers per capita.
"I am profoundly moved and humbled to be asked to take on the CEO role at this company that means so much to me," Bailey said.
A profoundly changed Middle East will emerge from these extraordinary days.
The one-day conference in São Paulo explored issues affecting women, and profoundly affected by women, around the world.
Binding the resolution of my case to progress in the nuclear negotiations is profoundly unjust.
Marshall was profoundly disgusted by the methods employed to defeat him.
She profoundly despised any one who permitted himself to doubt this.
The facts are obvious: the male and the female differ nearly always, and differ often profoundly.
The idea of bribing her with an emerald pendant shocked him profoundly.
This conclusion, reached by a student of the Jewish question in Russia, is eminently and profoundly true.
c.1300, "characterized by intellectual depth," from Old French profund (12c., Modern French profond), from Latin profundus "deep, bottomless, vast," also "obscure; profound; immoderate," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + fundus "bottom" (see fund (n.)). The literal and figurative senses both were in Latin, but English, having already deep, employed this word primarily in its figurative sense. Related: Profoundly.