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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profoundly, deeplyadverb

    to a great depth psychologically

    "They felt the loss deeply"

Wiktionary

  1. profoundlyadverb

    With depth, meaningfully.

    He thought and wrote profoundly.

  2. profoundlyadverb

    Very importantly.

    More profoundly, it has shaken our most fundamental assumptions.

  3. profoundlyadverb

    Deeply; very.

    From his childhood, she was profoundly troubled.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Profoundlyadjective

    Etymology: from profound.

    Why sigh you so profoundly? William Shakespeare.

    The virgin started at her father’s name,
    And sigh’d profoundly, conscious of the shame. Dryden.

    Domenichino was profoundly skill’d in all the parts of painting, but wanting genius, he had less of nobleness. Dryden.

ChatGPT

  1. profoundly

    Profoundly is an adverb that is used to describe something done to a great degree, deeply, or with extreme intensity. It often refers to intense emotions, deep understanding, serious thought, or significant impact on a person or situation. It indicates a state of being far-reaching, not superficial, and going beyond what is obvious or superficial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profoundlyadverb

    in a profound manner

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profoundly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profoundly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of profoundly in a Sentence

  1. Huang Xiangmo:

    It is profoundly disappointing to be treated in such a grotesquely unfair manner. The decision to cancel my visa was based on unfounded speculations that are prejudiced and groundless, there are many Australian companies in China, aren't they more likely to be susceptible to potential manipulation by the Chinese government?

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    How profoundly, profoundly unpresidential, look, I’ve known, liked and personally respected Joe Biden for many years. I did not recognize the man at the podium yesterday.

  3. Sophie Richardson:

    This is at best a profoundly disingenuous claim — the problems with censorship and surveillance are well known, as are the requirements for foreign firms to hand over all sorts of data and user information in an environment with no privacy rights.

  4. Boris Johnson:

    I totally reject this anti-science pessimism. I am profoundly optimistic about the ability of new technology to serve as a liberator and remake the world wondrously.

  5. John Kerry:

    We continue to be deeply concerned by the recent spate of increased violence along the working boundary and the line of control, it is profoundly in the interests of Pakistan and India to move this relationship forward.

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