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as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • They persisted in pleading Not Guilty to first-degree murder, so there was nothing much Atticus could do for his clients except be present at their departure, an occasion that was probably the beginning of my father’s profound distaste for the practice of criminal law.
    p.5.9

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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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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
  • The idea was profound, but as usual, in Maycomb it didn’t work very well.
    p.327.1

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  • She shared a profound insight.
  • She is a profound thinker.

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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
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