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de profundis

[ dey proh-foon-dis ]
/ deɪ proʊˈfʊn dɪs /
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Latin.
out of the depths (of sorrow, despair, etc.).
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British Dictionary definitions for de profundis

de profundis
/ Latin (deɪ prɒˈfʊndɪs) /

adverb
out of the depths of misery or dejection

Word Origin for de profundis

from the first words of Psalm 130
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