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See definition of profound on Dictionary.com
  • adj.intellectual, thoughtful
  • adj.bottomless
  • adj.intense; emotional

synonyms for profound

  • deep
  • intelligent
  • philosophical
  • serious
  • subtle
  • thorough
  • weighty
  • abstruse
  • acroamatic
  • difficult
  • discerning
  • enlightened
  • erudite
  • esoteric
  • heavy
  • hermetic
  • informed
  • intellectual
  • knowing
  • knowledgeable
  • learned
  • mysterious
  • occult
  • orphic
  • penetrating
  • recondite
  • reflective
  • sagacious
  • sage
  • scholarly
  • secret
  • shrewd
  • skilled
  • wise
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antonyms for profound

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  • light
  • open
  • superficial
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unintelligent
  • ignorant
  • mild
  • moderate
  • shallow
  • slight
  • stupid
  • unemotional
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Yet her writing is magnificent, thrilling, pleasurable, and psychologically profound.
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It was almost this ritualistic thing where I was with this man through all these profound final moments of his existence on the planet.
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It feels like you have been awakened in a very profound way.
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When we look back on the horrors of the covid-19 pandemic, we will remember not only the devastation in lost lives and lost livelihoods, but also the profound breakdown in our collective trust.
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For the first time in history, we can begin to answer that profound question.
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In her much-anticipated debut memoir, the 39-year-old Whiting Award winner and urban planner explores the personal price of what could be described as cultural homelessness, while also coping with profound personal losses.
NADIA OWUSU’S ‘AFTERSHOCKS’ IS A MOVING TALE OF IDENTITY, LOSS AND FINDING HOMEMARION WINIKJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Even if you do not share that conviction, it is the responsibility, I believe, of this office to acknowledge that it is a profound threat to this country and to the legitimacy of any administrations that will come in the future,” he said.
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“It’s a profound injustice that pregnant women and offspring are late to the table and late to receive benefits,” Faden said.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFOUND

  • Greek to me
  • abstract
  • clear as dishwater
  • complex
  • complicated
  • deep
  • enigmatic
  • esoteric
  • heavy
  • hidden
  • incomprehensible
  • intricate
  • involved
  • muddy
  • obscure
  • perplexing
  • profound
  • puzzling
  • recondite
  • subtle
  • unfathomable
  • vague
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