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profound
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Brave New World
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as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • an expression so profoundly miserable

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  • Her apology was heartfelt—expressing profound sorrow and regret.
  • It was a profound spiritual experience that changed her life.

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unspecified meaning
  • The roses flamed up as though with a sudden passion from within; a new and profound significance seemed to suffuse the shining pages of the books.
  • His face was profoundly wrinkled and black, like a mask of obsidian.

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  • There was a profound silence; every one looked round.
  • His conditioning had made him not so much pitiful as profoundly squeamish.
  • Seventy-two hours of profound discomfort.
  • In spite of all his troubles, he seemed, Bernard thought, profoundly happy.
  • She sighed profoundly as she refilled her syringe.
  • The Savage sighed, profoundly.
  • "Well, of course, our readers would be profoundly interested " He put his head on one side, his smile became almost coquettish.

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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
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