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profound

pro·found

profound

 
pronunciation:
pr faUnd [or] pro faUnd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming from or going to a great depth.
She felt profound sadness after the death of her father.
synonyms:
deep
similar words:
radical, yawning
definition 2: having a deep, thorough understanding.
The travel agent had a profound knowledge of West Africa.
synonyms:
wise
antonyms:
shallow
similar words:
intellectual, learned, sage, serious, sober, thoughtful
derivations: profoundly (adv.), profoundness (n.)
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