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Definition of Profound

Profound

  1. Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep.
  2. 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.
  3. Characterized by intensity; deeply felt; pervading; overmastering; far-reaching; strongly impressed; as, a profound sleep.
  4. Bending low, exhibiting or expressing deep humility; lowly; submissive; as, a profound bow.
  5. The deep; the sea; the ocean.
  6. An abyss.
  7. To cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down.
  8. To dive deeply; to penetrate.

Profound Quotations

I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.
Bill Gates

I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.
Shirley MacLaine

War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
Albert Camus

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
Soren Kierkegaard
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Profound Translations

profound in Afrikaans is diep
profound in Danish is dyb
profound in Dutch is diep
profound in French is profond
profound in Latin is profundus
profound in Norwegian is dyp
profound in Portuguese is profundo
profound in Spanish is profundo
profound in Swedish is djupsinnig, djup

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