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An example use of profound in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… lives in a more profound way they were …”
Profound means deep or intense.
the word profound occurs in english on average 15.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that profound can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;