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Synonyms for profound

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extending far downward or inward from a surface

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resulting from or affecting one's innermost feelings

beyond the understanding of an average mind

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showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

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of the greatest intensity

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far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something

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coming from deep within one

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(of sleep) deep and complete

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situated at or extending to great depth

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It was a poor, awkward, and clumsy organization, which stood with lowered head and supplicating eyes before a lofty and profound, a powerful and superior intellect.
And with this, and a profound bow to his patrons, the Manager retires, and the curtain rises.
I was struck with a profound veneration at the sight of Brutus, and could easily discover the most consummate virtue, the greatest intrepidity and firmness of mind, the truest love of his country, and general benevolence for mankind, in every lineament of his countenance.
I do not attempt to defend my remark on the score of profundity; I did not think it profound myself; but I have noticed that the effect of our speeches is not always proportionate with their importance in our own eyes; and if I had shot Mr.
Mind you, start at the word 'away'" Here he took his position by the stile, paused a moment as if in profound reflection, then looked up and, I thought, smiled very slightly, then tightened the strings of his apron, then took a long look at Dammit, and finally gave the word as agreed upon-
But the whole leap was the affair of a moment, and, before I had a chance to make any profound reflections, down came Mr.
In this way he had seen the little cortege of Monsieur return from hunting, then had again partaken of the profound tranquillity of the street, absorbed in his own expectations.
Yes, monsieur, and to my profound regret; for I fear I have offended monsieur.
Shame was upon him, and with it profound regret that he was, perhaps, no more to be counted in the ranks of his fellows.
answered Joe, with an accent of profound conviction.
The doubt is flattering," said "the man of profound intellect," with a subtle smile.
Barbicane quickly put out the gas and lay down by his companions, and the profound silence was only broken by the ticking of the chronometer marking the seconds.
It is open to any man to say that his ship will sail without ballast; and he will say it, too, with every mark of profound conviction, especially if he is not going to sail in her himself.
This seemed to me too profound a joke to be inserted in the body of this book or I should have restored it to Conversation Kenge or to Mr.
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