profound

profound
شَدِيد \ bad, worse (worst): (of things that are never good) serious; severe: a bad mistake or accident; a bad cold. close: serious; careful: Keep a close watch on him. Pay close attention to him. drastic: (of actions, etc.) very serious; using unusual force to deal with serious trouble: Only drastic punishment will stop these crimes. extreme: very great: with extreme care. fanatical: like a fanatic: She doesn’t eat enough, because she has a fanatical fear of becoming fat. firm: (of people) strong; determined: a firm ruler. heavy: having more weight, size, force, etc. than usual: heavy rain; heavy losses; a heavy blow. high: great: a high wind; high speed. intense: very powerful or strong: intense heat; intense excitement. keen: (of the feelings) strong: a keen interest in sport. mighty: powerful: a mighty effort. passionate: showing passion: A passionate kiss. profound: (of interest, knowledge, etc.) deep. severe: (of things) bad or violent, causing anxiety; (of people) hard and merciless: a severe storm; a severe illness; a severe judge. strict: demanding obedience; firm: a strict parent; strict rules. stringent: (of conditions, rules, etc.) severe; demanding exact fulfilment. strong: powerful: a strong man; a strong wind, not easily damaged strong paper; strong shoes. violent: using force; fierce: a violent attack; a violent temper. vivid: (of a memory, a description, a flash of light, etc.) bright and clear. \ See Also مؤلم (مُؤْلِم)، قاس (قاسٍ)، عنيف، دقيق، بالغ (بَالِغ)، حازم (حَازِم)، قوي (قويّ)، مشرق (مُشْرِق)‏

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  • Profound — Pro*found , a. [F. profond, L. profundus; pro before, forward + fundus the bottom. See {Found} to establish, {Bottom} lowest part.] 1. Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep. A gulf profound. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profound — [prō found′, prəfound′] adj. [ME < OFr profund < L profundus < pro , forward (see PRO 2) + fundus, BOTTOM] 1. very deep or low [a profound abyss, sleep, etc.] 2. marked by intellectual depth [a profound discussion] 3. i …   English World dictionary

  • profound — [adj1] intellectual, thoughtful abstruse, acroamatic, deep, difficult, discerning, enlightened, erudite, esoteric, heavy*, hermetic, informed, intellectual, intelligent, knowing, knowledgeable, learned, mysterious, occult, Orphic, penetrating,… …   New thesaurus

  • Profound — Pro*found , n. 1. The deep; the sea; the ocean. [1913 Webster] God in the fathomless profound Hath all this choice commanders drowned. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. An abyss. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profound — (adj.) c.1300, characterized by intellectual depth, from O.Fr. profund (late 12c.), from L. profundus deep, bottomless, vast, also obscure, profound, from pro forth (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + fundus bottom (see FUND (Cf. fund) (n.)). The literal and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Profound — Pro*found , v. t. To cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Profound — Pro*found , v. i. To dive deeply; to penetrate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profound — I (esoteric) adjective abstruse, acroamatic, acroamatical, acroatic, astute, complicated, erudite, esoteric, gnostic, intellectual, intellectually deep, knowing, learned, oracular, penetrating, perceptive, philosophical, recondite, reflective,… …   Law dictionary

  • profound — *deep, abysmal Analogous words: penetrating, probing, piercing (see ENTER): scrutinizing, inspecting, examining (see SCRUTINIZE) Antonyms: shallow …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • profound — ► ADJECTIVE (profounder, profoundest) 1) very great or intense. 2) showing great knowledge or insight. 3) demanding deep study or thought. 4) archaic very deep. DERIVATIVES profoundly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • profound — 01. The death of her father at an early age had a [profound] effect on Baptista. 02. There is a [profound] difference in thinking between the two leaders, which makes reaching an agreement extremely difficult. 03. People were [profoundly] shocked …   Grammatical examples in English

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