[dey proh-foo n-dis]
out of the depths (of sorrow, despair, etc.).
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- de novo,
- de palma,
- de palma, brian,
- de pere,
- de plano,
- de quervain's disease,
- de quincey,
- de quincey, thomas,
- de re,
- de ridder
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out of the depths of misery or dejection
Word Origin for de profundis
from the first words of Psalm 130
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the 130th Psalm, so called for its opening words, Latin, literally "out of the depths."
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