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(Prof"li*gate*ly) adv. In a profligate manner.
(Prof"li*gate*ness), n. The quality of being profligate; an abandoned course of life; profligacy.
(Prof`li*ga"tion) n. [L. profligatio.] Defeat; rout; overthrow. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Prof"lu*ence) n. [L. profluentia.] Quality of being profluent; course. [R.] Sir H. Wotton.
(Prof"lu*ent) a. [L. profluens, p. pr. of profluere; pro forward + fluere to flow.] Flowing
forward, [R.] "In the profluent stream." Milton.
(Pro*found"), a. [F. profond, L. profundus; pro before, forward + fundus the bottom. See
Found to establish, Bottom lowest part.]
1. Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep. "A gulf profound."
2. Intellectually deep; entering far into subjects; reaching to the bottom of a matter, or of a branch of learning; thorough; as,
a profound investigation or treatise; a profound scholar; profound wisdom.
3. Characterized by intensity; deeply felt; pervading; overmastering; far-reaching; strongly impressed; as, a
profound sleep. "Profound sciatica." Shak.
Of the profound corruption of this class there can be no doubt.Milman.
4. Bending low, exhibiting or expressing deep humility; lowly; submissive; as, a profound bow.
What humble gestures! What profound reverence!Duppa.
1. The deep; the sea; the ocean.
God in the fathomless profoundSandys.
Hath all this choice commanders drowned.
2. An abyss. Milton.
(Pro*found"), v. t. To cause to sink deeply; to cause to dive or penetrate far down. [Obs.] Sir
(Pro*found"), v. i. To dive deeply; to penetrate. [Obs.]
(Pro*found"ly), adv. In a profound manner.
Why sigh you so profoundly?Shak.
(Pro*found"ness), n. The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth. Hooker.
(Pro*ful"gent) a. [Pref. pro- + L. fulgere to shine.] Shining forth; brilliant; effulgent. [Obs.]
"Profulgent in preciousness." Chaucer.
(Pro*fun"di*ty) n.; pl. -ties [L. profunditas: cf. F. profondite. See Profound.] The quality or
state of being profound; depth of place, knowledge, feeling, etc. "The vast profundity obscure." Milton.
(Pro*fuse") a. [L. profusus, p. p. of profundere to pour forth or out; pro forward, forth + fundere
to pour: cf. F. profus. See Fuse to melt.]