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profound
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —These questions are very profound, Mr Dedalus, said the dean.
  • Of course it is idealistic, German, ultra-profound.

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  • —The most profound sentence ever written, Temple said with enthusiasm, is the sentence at the end of the zoology.
  • He touched Stephen timidly at the elbow and said eagerly: —Do you feel how profound that is because you are a poet?

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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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