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profound
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 meanings, 42 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
profound idea
Definition
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
  • He added with the air of a profound thinker, "One is indebted sometimes to fortune, sometimes to ruse, for the happy issue of great enterprises."
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (12% in)
profound = deep or far-reaching in intellect or insight
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2  —1 use as in:
profound sadness
Definition
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • She listened to him with profound tenderness.
    2.9.3 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 3 — Deaf (81% in)
profound = of greatest intensity or emotional depth
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  • She preserved a profound silence.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (**% in)
  • The music of high and low instruments immediately became audible from the interior of the stage; the tapestry was raised; four personages, in motley attire and painted faces, emerged from it, climbed the steep ladder of the theatre, and, arrived upon the upper platform, arranged themselves in a line before the public, whom they saluted with profound reverences; then the symphony ceased.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (50% in)
  • The four personages, after having reaped a rich reward of applause for their reverences, began, in the midst of profound silence, a prologue, which we gladly spare the reader.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (51% in)
  • Not that he was a profound politician, nor was he borrowing trouble about the possible consequences of the marriage of his cousin Marguerite de Bourgoyne to his cousin Charles, Dauphin de Vienne; nor as to how long the good understanding which had been patched up between the Duke of Austria and the King of France would last; nor how the King of England would take this disdain of his daughter.
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (71% in)
  • It was a subtle, intelligent, crafty-looking face, a sort of combined monkey and diplomat phiz, before whom the cardinal made three steps and a profound bow, and whose name, nevertheless, was only, "Guillaume Rym, counsellor and pensioner of the City of Ghent."
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (95% in)
  • This man, whose costume was concealed by the crowd which surrounded him, did not appear to be more than five and thirty years of age; nevertheless, he was bald; he had merely a few tufts of thin, gray hair on his temples; his broad, high forehead had begun to be furrowed with wrinkles, but his deep-set eyes sparkled with extraordinary youthfulness, an ardent life, a profound passion.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (23% in)
  • Make its contour float in a winter's mist which clings to its numerous chimneys; drown it in profound night and watch the odd play of lights and shadows in that sombre labyrinth of edifices; cast upon it a ray of light which shall vaguely outline it and cause to emerge from the fog the great heads of the towers; or take that black silhouette again, enliven with shadow the thousand acute angles of the spires and gables, and make it start out more toothed than a shark's jaw against a...
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (92% in)
  • Nevertheless, this sea of harmony is not a chaos; great and profound as it is, it has not lost its transparency; you behold the windings of each group of notes which escapes from the belfries.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (95% in)
  • He had a severe face, with a large brow, a profound glance.
    1.4.1 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 1 — Good Souls (91% in)
  • He threw himself, therefore, into the love for his little Jehan with the passion of a character already profound, ardent, concentrated; that poor frail creature, pretty, fairhaired, rosy, and curly,—that orphan with another orphan for his only support, touched him to the bottom of his heart; and grave thinker as he was, he set to meditating upon Jehan with an infinite compassion.
    1.4.2 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 2 — Claude Frollo (62% in)
  • There existed between him and the old church so profound an instinctive sympathy, so many magnetic affinities, so many material affinities, that he adhered to it somewhat as a tortoise adheres to its shell.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (15% in)
  • His soul fell into profound night.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (29% in)
  • Hence Quasimodo's gratitude was profound, passionate, boundless; and although the visage of his adopted father was often clouded or severe, although his speech was habitually curt, harsh, imperious, that gratitude never wavered for a single moment.
    1.4.4 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 4 — The Dog and his Master (28% in)
  • It was a poor, awkward, and clumsy organization, which stood with lowered head and supplicating eyes before a lofty and profound, a powerful and superior intellect.
    1.4.4 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 4 — The Dog and his Master (84% in)
  • "You have said it," replied Claude, who seemed absorbed in a profound meditation, and stood resting, his forefinger bent backward on the folio which had come from the famous press of Nuremberg.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (93% in)
  • Now, we ask, which of the three arts has really represented human thought for the last three centuries? which translates it? which expresses not only its literary and scholastic vagaries, but its vast, profound, universal movement? which constantly superposes itself, without a break, without a gap, upon the human race, which walks a monster with a thousand legs?
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (82% in)
  • Nevertheless, when one tries to collect in one's mind a comprehensive image of the total products of printing down to our own days, does not that total appear to us like an immense construction, resting upon the entire world, at which humanity toils without relaxation, and whose monstrous crest is lost in the profound mists of the future?
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (94% in)
  • In neither case did the honor of the magistracy sustain any injury; for it is far better that a judge should be reputed imbecile or profound than deaf.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (61% in)
  • Beside this breviary is a narrow, arched window, closed by two iron bars in the form of a cross, and looking on the square; the only opening which admits a small quantity of light and air to a little cell without a door, constructed on the ground-floor, in the thickness of the walls of the old house, and filled with a peace all the more profound, with a silence all the more gloomy, because a public place, the most populous and most noisy in Paris swarms and shrieks around it.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (24% in)
  • At the moment when she looked in, a profound pity was depicted on all her features, and her frank, gay visage altered its expression and color as abruptly as though it had passed from a ray of sunlight to a ray of moonlight; her eye became humid; her mouth contracted, like that of a person on the point of weeping.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (74% in)
  • Nevertheless, from her dull eyes there escaped a look, an ineffable look, a profound, lugubrious, imperturbable look, incessantly fixed upon a corner of the cell which could not be seen from without; a gaze which seemed to fix all the sombre thoughts of that soul in distress upon some mysterious object.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (81% in)
  • This deep silence, this deep grief, this profound oblivion in which everything had disappeared except one thing, produced upon them the effect of the grand altar at Christmas or Easter.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (85% in)
  • Amazement gave way, on his features, to a sentiment of profound and bitter discouragement.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (42% in)
  • The smile was still mingled with it for a time, but was bitter, discouraged, profoundly sad.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (74% in)
  • And, from the profound immobility of his whole body, barely agitated at intervals by an involuntary shiver, as a tree is moved by the wind; from the stiffness of his elbows, more marble than the balustrade on which they leaned; or the sight of the petrified smile which contracted his face,— one would have said that nothing living was left about Claude Frollo except his eyes.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (13% in)
  • He was engaged in so profound a contemplation, that he did not notice the passage of his adopted father.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (21% in)
  • * But Jehan had not the wherewithal to buy a breakfast, and he plunged, with a profound sigh, under the gateway of the Petit-Châtelet, that enormous double trefoil of massive towers which guarded the entrance to the City.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (8% in)
  • The merry scholar had never dreamed that there was boiling lava, furious and profound, beneath the snowy brow of AEtna.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (60% in)
  • The man in the mantle, who had not ceased to follow him, halted for a moment before the prostrate scholar, as though agitated by indecision; then, uttering a profound sigh, he also strode off in pursuit of the captain.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (41% in)
  • It was a profound sorrow.
    2.8.1 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 1 — The Crown Changed into a Dry Leaf (6% in)
  • Moreover, there was nothing in her which was not shaken in some sort, and which with the exception of her modesty, she did not let go at will, so profoundly had she been broken by stupor and despair.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (56% in)
  • This impression had even one stronger and more profound point about it, that it was indeed the tower of Strasbourg, but the tower of Strasbourg two leagues in height; something unheard of, gigantic, immeasurable; an edifice such as no human eye has ever seen; a tower of Babel.
    2.9.1 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 1 — Delirium (50% in)
  • Then he gave her a profoundly sorrowful glance and fled.
    2.9.2 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 2 — Hunchbacked, One Eyed, Lame (60% in)
  • There lay in the accents of the wretched man so profound a consciousness of his misery, that she had not the strength to say a word.
    2.9.3 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 3 — Deaf (57% in)
  • A profound sigh heaved his breast; he turned round; his heart was swollen with all the tears which he was swallowing; his convulsively-clenched fists struck against his head, and when he withdrew them there was a bunch of red hair in each hand.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (38% in)
  • Let us add that for the last few moments the captain had been reflecting on the profound darkness of the night, the supernatural ugliness, the sepulchral voice of the strange messenger; that it was past midnight; that the street was deserted, as on the evening when the surly monk had accosted him; and that his horse snorted as it looked at Quasimodo.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (76% in)
  • He approached Gringoire, who appeared to be plunged in a profound revery, with his feet on an andiron.
    2.10.3 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 3 — Long Live Mirth (82% in)
  • It is probable that this singular procession, which seemed so desirous of concealing itself under profound darkness, maintained a silence no less profound.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (10% in)
  • It is probable that this singular procession, which seemed so desirous of concealing itself under profound darkness, maintained a silence no less profound.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (10% in)
  • Then he allowed his arm to sink slowly, and gazed at the pavement in profound dejection.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (32% in)

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