Profound


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Profound

  • (adj) (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense; “profound feelings of disquiet”
  • (adj) (of a person or statement) having or showing great knowledge or insight; “a profound philosopher”
  • (adj) (of a disease or disability) very severe; “a case of profound liver failure”
  • (adj) (of a subject or idea) demanding deep study or thought; “expressing profound truths in simple language”
  • (noun) the deepest part of something, especially the ocean; “nor billowy surge disturbs the vast profound”

Profound meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गहरा, गम्भीर, गहन, अत्यंत, महासागर

Profound Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French profund, from Latin profundus ‘deep’, from Latin pro ‘before’ + fundus ‘bottom’. The word was used earliest in the sense ‘showing deep insight’.

Profound in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Shobhaa De frivolous statement only reflects her profound ignorance of how athletes perform or what motivates them towards excellence.
  • The students were in a state of complete shock and profound grief.
  • This will have a profound impact on food security and bring us closer to our national goal of doubling farmer incomes by 2020.
  • Little and profound emotions have been woven in and the film is sure to give you a lump in the throat.
  • India’s energy sector is seeing profound transformations since the past two years.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of profound

  • profound = prof. found a deep (profound) secret

Profound Pronunciation


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