Definition of profoundly in English:

profoundly

Syllabification: pro·found·ly
Pronunciation: /prəˈfoundlē/

adverb

1 [as submodifier] To a profound extent; extremely: a profoundly disturbing experience
More example sentences
  • On the contrary, they are often profoundly religious.
  • Without getting too philosophical, there is something inherent in technology itself which is profoundly anti-democratic.
  • They range from a 32-year-old who is profoundly mentally handicapped to a 97-year-old.
2In a profound way; greatly: he profoundly altered the whole course of my life
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
extremely, very, deeply, exceedingly, greatly, immensely, enormously, tremendously, intensely, heartily, keenly, acutely, painfully, from the bottom of one's heart, downright, thoroughly, sincerely, so

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