profound

All Adjective Noun
25,919 examples (0.03 sec)
  • Like his previous films both had a profound influence around the world.
  • His two years at Chicago had a profound influence on his later work.
  • The experience had a profound effect on his social and political thought.
  • He has had a profound effect on almost all important Japanese writers since.
  • This is one of the most, if not the most profound literary work ever.
  • Despite his brief career, he had a profound influence on other artists.
  • The nation has suffered profound economic and social decline in the past twenty years.
  • She had a profound influence on him, and family life became a major theme in his art.
  • Their loss is all the more profound because the gift was one of love as well.
  • He later wrote: I was sitting at home and had a profound experience.
  • Why could his mouth not open to tell that girl his profoundest conviction? Cited from The Argonauts, by Eliza Orzeszko (AKA Orzeszkowa)
  • Even in its less than ideal form, the work made a profound impression.
  • The book had a profound impact on the opinion and practice of education.
  • And will not this be so when the profoundest sleep of all falls upon the body? Cited from The Life of the Waiting Soul, by R. E. Sanderson
  • When most of the land army arrived, the king and queen had a profound dispute.
  • Later in his life, he said the divorce had a profound effect on his life.
  • His reason for doing this was not profound, as he simply felt he would not live to finish them.
  • The 1970s provided two profound changes in the special effects trade.
  • Often the question answered was more profound than the one asked, but of little practical help.
  • He made a profound impression upon all who heard him.
  • Next »

Meaning of profound

  • adjective Showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    the differences are profound, a profound insight, a profound book, a profound mind, profound contempt, profound regret