Profound in a sentence as an adjective

For me, that makes the failure of Episode 1 more profound and more egregious.

They could just lie on the couch for ten hours with their eyes closed and be having one of the most profound experiences of their life.

You've deliberately chosen a problem domain that requires profound trust in your team.

I thought the most profound thing mentioned in this article was that loneliness was about intimacy.

As abundant as they might be in space, increasing the cost of iron 1000 times is going to have profound implications for our entire species.

I have no doubt that I too have missed out on plenty of profound experiences by not taking, doing, seeing, or achieving any number of things.

Like the creation of literary masterpieces or profound paintings, it has never made economic sense in the present.

In doing this, they would probably learn both how profound the trust issue is -- and at the same time learn any remaining technical hurdles that they need to clear to really compete with AWS.

It honestly doesn't feel like a topic for a physics journal even though a reliable positive result would have profound implications for physics.

The fact that, in 2011, the speed with which the news of Steve Jobs's death circled the globe and reached millions could be measured in seconds is a profound testimony to the connective power of the new world that he helped to create.

In the same way, I wouldn't expect a technical article reporting measurements of carbon flow in the environment to be published in a political science journal, even though climate change might have profound implications for global politics.

Profound definitions


showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret"


of the greatest intensity; complete; "a profound silence"; "a state of profound shock"


far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"; "profound social changes"

See also: fundamental


coming from deep within one; "a profound sigh"


(of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"

See also: heavy sound wakeless


situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns"

See also: unfathomed unplumbed unsounded