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Word: profound

Definition: deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity

Sentences Containing 'profound'

"Romeo and Juliet" had a profound influence on subsequent literature.
'I sat up in the freshness of the morning, trying to remember how I had got there, and why I had such a profound sense of desertion and despair.
According to this account, the whole debt paid off, during eleven years of profound peace, amounted only to
After continuing some time in profound meditation, the young man suddenly exclaimed,``I have found what you were in search of!''
After Mercedes had left Monte Cristo, he fell into profound gloom.
All the more profound qualities, the deeper emotional notes, are on this side of the subject.
And above all else, they offer some of the most innovative and profound live theatre in the Central Florida region.
At last, stepping on board the Pequod, we found everything in profound quiet, not a soul moving.
At the same time, few Portuguese authors have demonstrated so profound a knowledge of the vernacular tongue.
Benedict had a profound influence on Landes.
But vain to popularize profundities, and all truth is profound.
Diavolaccio advanced amidst the most profound silence, and laid Rita at the captain's feet.
Faria replied to this sarcasm with a glance of profound contempt.
He never poses before an audience; he may not be profound, he is always sincere.
He sat down, looking intently at me, and listened in profound silence to all I had to tell.
His father drew his attention to the profound concept of dharma as Sane Guruji saw it.
His grief was so profound that he was nearly unconscious.
I don't profess to be profound; but I do lay claim to common sense.'
I got all profound there for a second, it happens.
I had kept the matter a profound secret, even from my wife; and this, too, I resolved to state in my letter.
I looked up into his face, and answered, with an attempt to be very profound: 'Oh!'
In the manga, he is also a profound Buddhist and adorned his empire with its respective figures and promoted it vigorously.
In the midst of a profound stillness, she faintly began:``When the gentleman came on board''``Do you mean the prisoner?''
In their work we see a world where the saddening influences of profound thought and its expression are far away.
Noirtier looked at her with a glance of the most profound scrutiny.
Ouspensky disagreed and noted how an idea so profound to him would pass unnoticed by people whom he considered intelligent.
Profound Pharma A/S was a Danish company that discovered and developed 2nd generation biopharmaceuticals.
said the young man, impressed with a profound feeling of filial love.
The case raised profound questions about the balance between national security and press scrutiny.
The Count, with a smile of profound tenderness, extended his hand, and she carried it to her lips.
The developments beginning in about the 13th century had profound effects on the society.
The effects of Uaxaclajuun Ub’aah Kawiil's death were profound.
The figure advanced towards the bed and appeared to listen with profound attention.
The lecture had such a profound effect on Woodworth that he hung a sign labeled “investigation” over his desk at home.
The most profound peace, of 17 years continuance, had taken no more than
The theatre proved that Wergeland was in fact playable, and even an exciting and profound playwright.
There are other more profound arguments against the senses, which admit not of so easy a solution.
There was a moment's silence, during which one could have fancied the hall empty, so profound was the stillness.
This event had a long-lasting and profound effect on him.
This first-hand experience of nature was to have a profound influence on his life and work.
This is accompanied by a profound peace of mind referred to as "nirvana".
This is the loudest and most profound part of the piece, and is described in the score as "Sonore sans dureté".
This lasted until he was 9 years old and was obviously a very profound experience in his formative years.
This meeting had a profound effect on the young man.
This temptation has such profound roots within human experience and culture that it constantly reasserts itself.
This was to investigate claims that a discovery of profound religious significance had occurred.
Unfortunately for Spectrum, the nature of the Melbourne music scene was undergoing a profound change at this time.
``Alas,''returned the captain with an accent of the most profound pity,``we ought always to help one another.
``How vast and profound is the influence of the subtile powers of Heaven and of Earth!''
``No, excellency; and never shall I forget it,''returned Peppino, with an accent of profound gratitude.

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