Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep. (adjective)
Very deep; very serious (adjective)
Intellectually deep; entering far into subjects; reaching to the bottom of a matter, or of a branch of learning; thorough; as, a profound investigation or treatise; a profound scholar; profound wisdom. (adjective)
Characterized by intensity; deeply felt; pervading; overmastering; far-reaching; strongly impressed; as, a profound sleep. (adjective)
Bending low, exhibiting or expressing deep humility; lowly; submissive; as, a profound bow. (adjective)
The deep; the sea; the ocean. (noun)
An abyss. (noun)
To cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down. (verb)
To dive deeply; to penetrate. (verb)
Examples of word profound
In the introduction to Yale University Press's catalog of the show, the Whitney's director Adam Weinberg identifies what he calls a "profound sense of pathos" in Ms. Levine's work.
A key to this social transformation is in how we look at vulnerability, which I define as a profound openness.
When the patient has been cooled to what we call profound hypothermia, the bypass machine is turned off for the duration of circulatory arrest.
The review says when it comes to planning evacuations like the one you see here, there is what they call profound concern.
Well, it ` s not too much to think that a father could do this to his wife and daughter because he had what we call a profound detachment disorder.