Origin of profound
OTHER WORDS FROM profoundpro·found·ly, adverbpro·found·ness, nounun·pro·found, adjective
How to use profound in a sentence
A book of profound scientific and spiritual reflection, it recalls the works of Richard Powers and Marilynne Robinson, though it’s anything but derivative.
It’s the perfect book to read as we try to make our way through this period of deep and profound uncertainty.Lean into uncertainty with Trust Exercise, the Vox Book Club’s November pick|Constance Grady|October 30, 2020|Vox
The potential damage goes beyond psychological impact, to profound physical and social consequences.
Experts describe ongoing conflict, financial stress, and profound anxiety in the dental industry.
It takes your breath away how profound that impact was to the business…What we do know is the virus will get behind us.
Profoundness in their apprehension and glorifying of everyday things (fire, agriculture).We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche
In patristic study he may have stood beneath Luther; in originality and profoundness of thought he was certainly inferior to More.History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)|John Richard Green
He expatiated with great profoundness and fertility of ideas, on the uses to which a faculty like this might be employed.Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist|Charles Brockden Brown
It is an idea by no means calculated to impress by its greatness, or to puzzle by its profoundness.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation|Robert Chambers
There was a profoundness, a capacity for hellishness in their expression which scarcely belonged to a sanely-balanced mind.The Hound From The North|Ridgwell Cullum