What is another word for profound?

Pronunciation: [pɹəfˈa͡ʊnd] (IPA)

Profound is a term that means having great depth or intensity. Synonyms for the word profound include deep, insightful, meaningful, significant, and intense. These words are often used to describe something that is thought-provoking or emotionally moving. Other synonyms include powerful, weighty, grave, substantial, and serious. Profound statements or insights can be life-changing or have a lasting impact on someone's outlook. When used in reference to emotions, profound can be synonymous with intense or overwhelming. Overall, the synonyms for profound convey a sense of depth, gravity, or importance.

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What are the opposite words for profound?

The word "profound" refers to something that is deep, intense, or significant. Antonyms to this word could include shallow, superficial, frivolous, or insignificant. If something is shallow, it lacks depth or substance. Superficial implies that something is only surface-level or only touches the surface of a subject matter. Frivolous means lacking seriousness or value. Insignificant means unimportant or not worthy of attention. These words provide a contrast to the intensity and importance associated with the term "profound" and can help convey a different tone or meaning in writing or speaking.

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Usage examples for Profound

But the present absence of a profound sorrow for sin is not to bar our approach to Christ.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
It had occurred once the day before when the silence was most profound.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
"I thought I'd arrive before you, sir," said Scanlan, with a profound bow, as he entered the room; "but I'm glad you got in first.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Profound

  • By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
    Lascelles Abercrombie
  • Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused.
    Jack Abramoff
  • In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things, the very process of litigation fosters the most profound misunderstandings in the world.
    Renata Adler
  • I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments. I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new converts all that we think we know about them.
    Roland Allen
  • For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
    B. R. Ambedkar

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