Definition and Meanings for profound
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Part of Speech of profound
adjective, noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
Etymology of profound
Meaning of profound
- descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep.
- 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.
- characterized by intensity; deeply felt; pervading; overmastering; far-reaching; strongly impressed; as, a profound sleep.
- bending low, exhibiting or expressing deep humility; lowly; submissive; as, a profound bow.
- the deep; the sea; the ocean.
- an abyss.
as transitive verb
- to cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down.
as intransitive verb
- to dive deeply; to penetrate.