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profound
used in 1984 by Orwell

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
profound idea
Definition
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
  • He fell asleep murmuring 'Sanity is not statistical,' with the feeling that this remark contained in it a profound wisdom.
    p. 218.1
profound = deep or far-reaching in intellect or insight
There are no more uses of "profound" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

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2  —1 use as in:
profound sadness
Definition
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • There was no way of knowing whose job would finally be adopted, but he felt a profound conviction that it would be his own.
    p. 47.8
profound = intense
There are no more uses of "profound" flagged with this meaning in 1984 by Orwell.

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