Synonyms for (adjective) profound

Synonyms: unfathomed, unplumbed, unsounded, profound

Definition: situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed

Usage: the profound depths of the sea; the dark unfathomed caves of ocean-Thomas Gray; unplumbed depths of the sea; remote and unsounded caverns

Similar words: deep

Definition: having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination

Usage: a deep well; a deep dive; deep water; a deep casserole; a deep gash; deep massage; deep pressure receptors in muscles; deep shelves; a deep closet; surrounded by a deep yard; hit the ball to deep center field; in deep space; waist-deep


Synonyms: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound

Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete

Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

Similar words: deep

Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep


Synonyms: profound

Definition: coming from deep within one

Usage: a profound sigh

Similar words: deep

Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep


Synonyms: profound

Definition: of the greatest intensity; complete

Usage: a profound silence; a state of profound shock

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense


Synonyms: profound

Definition: showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

Usage: the differences are profound; a profound insight; a profound book; a profound mind; profound contempt; profound regret

Similar words: deep

Definition: marked by depth of thinking

Usage: deep thoughts; a deep allegory


Similar words: thoughtful

Definition: having intellectual depth

Usage: a deeply thoughtful essay


Synonyms: fundamental, profound

Definition: far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something

Usage: the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred; the book underwent fundamental changes; committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance; profound social changes

Similar words: important, significant

Definition: important in effect or meaning

Usage: a significant change in tax laws; a significant change in the Constitution; a significant contribution; significant details; statistically significant