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profound
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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profound
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Of course it is idealistic, German, ultra-profound.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —These questions are very profound, Mr Dedalus, said the dean.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —The most profound sentence ever written, Temple said with enthusiasm, is the sentence at the end of the zoology.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He touched Stephen timidly at the elbow and said eagerly: —Do you feel how profound that is because you are a poet?  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: profound sadness
as in: profound idea
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