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as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • The stillness was so profound that he heard a little animal twittering somewhere near by under the snow.

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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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  • I simply felt that he lived in a depth of moral isolation too remote for casual access, and I had the sense that his loneliness was not merely the result of his personal plight, tragic as I guessed that to be, but had in it, as Harmon Gow had hinted, the profound accumulated cold of many Starkfield winters.

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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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