Definition of profoundly in English:

profoundly

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Translate profoundly into Spanish

adverb

  • 1as submodifier To a profound extent; extremely.

    ‘a profoundly disturbing experience’
    • ‘On the contrary, they are often profoundly religious.’
    • ‘Without getting too philosophical, there is something inherent in technology itself which is profoundly anti-democratic.’
    • ‘Such sympathy was profoundly misdirected, comforting aggressors rather than victims.’
    • ‘I happen to think that the Labour opponents of Blair are profoundly wrong.’
    • ‘It was just an ongoing horror through profoundly depressed landscape.’
    • ‘The truth is that much of Israeli public opinion is profoundly confused at moment.’
    • ‘Learning how to manage this phenomenon is a profoundly difficult task for any state.’
    • ‘Monster is both an incredible trip and a profoundly glum experience.’
    • ‘Many more are still alive, but profoundly vulnerable.’
    • ‘American universities are profoundly guilty in this regard.’
    • ‘Martin Willoughby, 39, from Bristol, has a two-year-old daughter, Honesty, who is profoundly deaf.’
    • ‘At a local level, Labour is profoundly corrupt in terms of its relationship with the Catholic Church.’
    • ‘The AV industry is profoundly conservative, which has suited it well in the past.’
    • ‘It was profoundly absurd from the standpoint of common sense.’
    • ‘The other part of the story is that we are still profoundly ignorant about inner connections.’
    • ‘I don't advocate them for everybody but my experiences have been profoundly meaningful and illuminating.’
    • ‘My husband had lost his desire to live since my first miscarriage, and for more than two years he had been profoundly depressed.’
    • ‘Religious belief is supposed to be, not tentative or hedged, but a profound, and profoundly personal, commitment.’
    • ‘Folky, melodic, inspiring and in places profoundly poetic.’
    1. 1.1In a profound way; greatly.
      ‘he profoundly altered the whole course of my life’
      • ‘There's no reason why books have to be good to influence your life profoundly.’
      • ‘Modern Britain has also been profoundly shaped by its relations with continental Europe.’
      • ‘Austen understands profoundly that manners are a kind of morals.’
      • ‘Both of these cases profoundly impressed upon me the effect that dogma can have on the ability to reason.’
      • ‘Those assumptions are important because they so profoundly define us.’
      • ‘The fall of the Berlin Wall didn't claim any victims, but it did profoundly change the geopolitical scene.’
      • ‘Their presence and actions profoundly influenced the proceedings.’
      • ‘It was widely acclaimed and it profoundly boosted the study of ancient life.’
      • ‘Active listening is based on Rogers' listening skills, which have profoundly influenced clinical practice.’
      • ‘The lung/air sac system of birds profoundly affects their physiology.’
      • ‘Angell's take on my industry profoundly irritates me.’
      • ‘Their later emergence is profoundly related to the notion of change in a common law tradition.’
      • ‘She was profoundly influenced by her early years in Yorkshire, particularly the Yorkshire landscape.’
      • ‘Last year demonstrated how profoundly stock prices can affect strategies for dealing with incentive stock options.’
      • ‘Einstein found the greatest religious inspiration in music, an art form that profoundly influenced him throughout his life.’
      • ‘This concentration effect has been shown to modify profoundly the co-operative properties of multimeric enzymes.’
      • ‘These acts' provisions still profoundly affect US environmental policy today.’
      • ‘Both also were profoundly affected by Western imperialism.’
      • ‘I too am profoundly indebted to Christian Wolff.’
      • ‘He despised quacks and charlatans because he admired the power of thought and reason so profoundly.’
      extremely, very, deeply, exceedingly, greatly, immensely, enormously, terribly, tremendously, awfully, intensely, heartily, keenly, acutely, from the bottom of one's heart, painfully, thoroughly, sincerely, so
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Pronunciation

profoundly

/prəˈfoundlē/ /prəˈfaʊndli/