Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a profound manner; deeply; with deep penetration; with deep knowledge or insight; thoroughly; extremely; very.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a profound manner.
- adv. to a great depth psychologically
- profound + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Why is it that atheists and theists alike now think and speak about God in a way that veers so profoundly from the thinking of our ancestors?”
“Where the authors differ most profoundly is in the overall mood their work creates.”
“We are not going to stop the Israelis, just as we do not stop the Chinese from suppressing dissidents in profoundly unfair ways.”
“Dissidents are suppressed in profoundly unfair ways in every country on earth.”
“One of the rare things that bothered me, but it did so profoundly, is the resolution of the main plot and the ending.”
“He grew up in profoundly rural America and was graduating from flight school about the time of Pearl Harbor.”
“Their rigorous versions of management education differ profoundly from the one that Stewart lampoons.”
“The ability to entertain possibilities that differ profoundly from the prevailing theories of the day is the hallmark of all the great scientific revolutionaries, including Darwin.”
“Young athletes remain profoundly influenced by the culture and by their role models — you too, Charles Barkley, who also happens to use ephedrine.”
“The different choice of object resulted in profoundly different professional and scholarly models: while Jones reads the "foreign" character as an abstruse object of scholastic knowledge whose end is its own increase, Gilchrist reads it as a more easily decodable object of technical, communicable knowledge whose end is not simply functionality, but also economic possibilities both for student and for instructor.”
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