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  • situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns"
  • (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
  • coming from deep within one; "a profound sigh"
  • of the greatest intensity; complete; "a profound silence"; "a state of profound shock"
  • showing intellectual penetration or emotional depths; from the depths of your being; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret"
  • far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravaga

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  • Profound: encyclopedic article for Profound (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary's entry on "profound" instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/profound
  • Profound Lore Records: Profound Lore Records is an independent record label founded in May 2004, which "began as the 'hobby-like venture' of a few friends, but over the past
  • A Profound Hatred of Man: A Profound Hatred of Man is an extended play by hardcore punk band Shai Hulud, released on February 18, 1997, on the independent label Crisis Records.
  • The Profound Desire of the Gods: The Profound Desires of the Gods or Deep Desires of Gods or Kuragejima – Legends from a Southern Island (神々の深き欲望, Kamigami no Fukaki Yokubō?) is a 1968
  • Lake Profound: Profound Lake or Lake Profound (62°11′S 58°55′W / 62.183°S 58.917°W / -62.183; -58.917) is a lake 0.25 miles (0.4 km) northwest of Jasper Point in northeast
  • Shallow and Profound: Shallow and Profound is the first studio album recorded by Yonderboi. It was released in 2000. All lyrics written by Yonderboi.  Benski - words (track
  • Lost & Profound: Lost & Profound were a Canadian folk rock band in the early 1990s. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, where they began under the name The Psychedelic Folk
  • Profound Pharma: Profound Pharma A/S was a Danish company that discovered and developed 2nd generation biopharmaceuticals. Created in Denmark in 1999 by Christian Karsten

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* A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive. - Erica Jong

* Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary. - Warren Bennis

* He that knows himself, knows others and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads. - Charles Caleb Colton


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