Origin of profound
OTHER WORDS FROM profoundpro·found·ly, adverbpro·found·ness, nounun·pro·found, adjective
How to use profound in a sentence
Once a footfall passed the gate, and she shrank back into her corner; but the steps died away and left a profounder quiet.Summer|Edith Wharton
Art still profounder was perhaps shown in the configuration of the nose.
No man alive held the stale old adage of “Beauty when unadorned,” etc., in profounder scorn.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
It is rather the profounder advantage whereby the rhymes are freighted with such feeling as the very language keeps in store.Ceres' Runaway|Alice Meynell
No note from the horn of an automobile broke forth in answer; there was only a profounder stillness."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy