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Definition of profundo

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1. profound [ a ] showing intellectual penetration or emotional depths; from the depths of your being
Examples: "the differences are profound" "a profound insight" "a profound book" "a profound mind" "profound contempt" "profound regret"

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He is a Buddhist , which means that to him peace and the sanctity of human life are not_only religious dogma , but a profound and unshakable Weltanschauung .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

It is probably fair to say that the idea of death is more profound in Irenaeus than the idea of sin is .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Nothing in_all the preceding years had had the power to bring me closer to a knowledge of profound sorrow than the breakup of camp , the packing away of my camp uniforms , the severing of ties with the six or ten people I had grown most to love in the world .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

And a witty American journalist remarked over a century ago what is even more true today , `` Many_a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can n't understand his own meaning '' .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Although the play does show a certain structural amateurishness ( there are eleven acts varying in length from twenty-five seconds to an hour and a half ) , the statement it makes concerning the ceaseless yearning and searching of youth is profound and worthy of our attention .

Synonyms profound Related Terms superficial deep thoughtful intimate intense scholarly

2. profound [ a ] of the greatest intensity; complete
Examples: "a profound silence" "a state of profound shock"

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(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

More profound and more disturbing , however , is the moral isolation of Raymond_Chandler 's Philip_Marlowe .

(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)

Hegel 's profound admiration for the insights of the Greek tragedians indicates a broad channel of classical influence upon nineteenth century philosophy .

Synonyms profound Related Terms intense

3. profound [ a ] (of sleep) deep and complete
Examples: "a heavy sleep" "fell into a profound sleep" "a sound sleeper" "deep wakeless sleep"

Synonyms profound sound wakeless heavy Related Terms deep

4. profound [ a ] coming from deep within one
Examples: "a profound sigh"

Synonyms profound Related Terms deep

5. profound [ a ] far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something
Examples: "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred" "the book underwent fundamental changes" "committed a fundamental error" "profound social changes"

Synonyms fundamental profound Related Terms significant

6. profound [ a ] situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed
Examples: "the profound depths of the sea" "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray "unplumbed depths of the sea" "remote and unsounded caverns"

Synonyms unplumbed unfathomed unsounded profound Related Terms deep

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