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  • adjective obsolete superlative form of profound: most profound. Most profound.

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Examples

  • We can only stand in profoundest awe before the scene.

    Victory and Mourning

  • It is simply an empty gesture, even if it is delivered personally by the prime minister with the profoundest sense of remorse and humility.

    Koizumi’s Apology. . .

  • "The convulsive passes Thurber 's creatures make at one another, their bursts of violence, exhibitionism and irrelevance, express the profoundest dissatisfaction with contemporary experience and, by inference, with society," he wrote in 1944.

    Unforgettable in More Than One Way

  • Chile just proved, in the profoundest sense, it is exactly that.

    Viva Chile! They Left No Man Behind.

  • Rove may resent the success of the bailout as being an example of government activism that succeeded and with unions taking an ownership percentage in GM and Chrysler, but Chrysler in the profoundest spirit of capitalism should have the ability to tout its success.

    Marvin Meadors: Karl Rove v. Dirty Harry

  • Finally, the profoundest impact of El Bulli has been its filtering down to non-haute cuisine dining.

    Barry Yourgrau: The Real Legacy of El Bulli

  • Finally, the profoundest impact of El Bulli has been its filtering down to non-haute cuisine dining.

    Barry Yourgrau: The Real Legacy of El Bulli

  • It was in their undergraduate days, however, in the midst of their profoundest plunges into the mysteries of organic chemistry, that Doris Van Benschoten entered into their lives.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • Finally, the profoundest impact of El Bulli has been its filtering down to non-haute cuisine dining.

    Barry Yourgrau: The Real Legacy of El Bulli

  • Nalasu, in teaching him the whiff-whuff language, deliberately had gone into the intelligence of him; but Villa, unwitting of what she was doing, went into the heart of him, and into the heart of his heredity, touching the profoundest chords of ancient memories and making them respond.

    CHAPTER XXII

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