Definition of profundo
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"
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"
(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"
4. profound [ a ] coming from deep within one
Examples: "a profound sigh"
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"
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"
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