adjective, pro·found·er, pro·found·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM profoundpro·found·ly, adverbpro·found·ness, nounun·pro·found, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for profound
Yet her writing is magnificent, thrilling, pleasurable, and psychologically profound.Highsmith at 100: Literary legacy marred by racism|Kathi Wolfe|February 10, 2021|Washington Blade
He had so many burdens on his back that day and responded in such a profound way that changed not just that Super Bowl, but it changed the game.Doug Williams’s MVP performance still ranks among the greatest in Super Bowl history|Scott Allen|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
It was almost this ritualistic thing where I was with this man through all these profound final moments of his existence on the planet.
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It feels like you have been awakened in a very profound way.
Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But throughout the series so far, its style has also had a profound story of its own to tell.
This does not seem like a profound bit of dramaturgy on my part, and he agrees with it.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It might have been asking too much for Philip Roth to provide it, but the need was profound.American Dreams: How Bush Shaped Our Reading of Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’|Nathaniel Rich|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I had something deep and profound to say about drug legalization too, but the bong went out.
"I most humbly thank your lordship," replied the butler with an air of profound gratitude, as he chuckled in his sleeve.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Never before in human experience had such a display of kindly feeling and profound regret been witnessed in similar circumstances.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
But he is not aware of the profound extent to which his own opinions have been affected by the changing times.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Struck with surprise, the dead silence of profound awe, for an instant stilled the whole assembly.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Mr Cutbill, the managing partner of the London house, received him with profound respect and pleasure.