profound - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/prəˈfaʊnd/
adjectiveprofound
comparativeprofounder
superlativeprofoundest
  1. 1
    very great

    a profound change in the climate of the Earth

    The difference between the beginners and the intermediate class was profound.

    This is a scientific discovery of profound significance.

    a profound effect/influence/impact:

    My grandfather’s death had a profound effect on my father.

derived word

profoundly

adverb

She was profoundly influenced by Schulz.