Adjective "profoundly" definition and examples

(Profoundly may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/prəˈfaʊndli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

To a profound extent; extremely.
  1. 'The other part of the story is that we are still profoundly ignorant about inner connections.'
  2. 'American universities are profoundly guilty in this regard.'
  3. 'I happen to think that the Labour opponents of Blair are profoundly wrong.'
  4. 'I don't advocate them for everybody but my experiences have been profoundly meaningful and illuminating.'
  5. 'Religious belief is supposed to be, not tentative or hedged, but a profound, and profoundly personal, commitment.'
  6. 'Martin Willoughby, 39, from Bristol, has a two-year-old daughter, Honesty, who is profoundly deaf.'
  7. 'Many more are still alive, but profoundly vulnerable.'
  8. 'Such sympathy was profoundly misdirected, comforting aggressors rather than victims.'
  9. 'Learning how to manage this phenomenon is a profoundly difficult task for any state.'
  10. 'At a local level, Labour is profoundly corrupt in terms of its relationship with the Catholic Church.'
  11. 'he profoundly altered the whole course of my life'
  12. 'There's no reason why books have to be good to influence your life profoundly.'
  13. 'Last year demonstrated how profoundly stock prices can affect strategies for dealing with incentive stock options.'
  14. 'Those assumptions are important because they so profoundly define us.'
  15. 'The fall of the Berlin Wall didn't claim any victims, but it did profoundly change the geopolitical scene.'
  16. 'She was profoundly influenced by her early years in Yorkshire, particularly the Yorkshire landscape.'
  17. 'The lung/air sac system of birds profoundly affects their physiology.'
  18. 'Both also were profoundly affected by Western imperialism.'
  19. 'Their presence and actions profoundly influenced the proceedings.'
  20. 'Angell's take on my industry profoundly irritates me.'
  21. 'Modern Britain has also been profoundly shaped by its relations with continental Europe.'

More definitions

1. penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge; having deep insight or understanding: a profound thinker.

2. originating in or penetrating to the depths of one's being; profound grief.

3. being or going far beneath what is superficial, external, or obvious: profound insight.

4. of deep meaning; of great and broadly inclusive significance: a profound book.

5. pervasive or intense; thorough; complete: a profound silence. |

More examples(as adjective)

"views can be profoundly."

"statements can be profoundly."

"headaches can be profoundly."

"films can be profoundly."

Origin

(profound)