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profound

adjective  us   /prəˈfɑʊnd/

profound adjective (EXTREME)

felt or experienced strongly; extreme: The speech had a profound influence on her.

profound adjective (SHOWING UNDERSTANDING)

showing a clear and deep understanding of serious matters: You’re touching on a very profound question.
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