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Related / Similar Words: unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded, heavy, sound, wakeless, fundamental

 

Definition:
  • situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns";
  • (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep";
  • coming from deep within one; "a profound sigh";
  • of the greatest intensity; complete; "a profound silence"; "a state of profound shock";
  • showing intellectual penetration or emotional depths; from the depths of your being; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret";
  • far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravaga;

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    See Also: intense, scholarly

     

     
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