Definition of profoundly in English:


Line breaks: pro|found¦ly
Pronunciation: /prəˈfaʊndli


[as submodifier]
1To 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.
1.1In 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.
informal well, jolly, seriously, majorly, oh-so
informal , dated devilish
North American informal mighty, plumb
South African informal lekker
literary sore, thrice

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