Definition of profoundly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//prəˈfaʊndli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//prəˈfaʊndli//
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  1. 1in a way that has a very great effect on somebody/something a profoundly disturbing programme We are profoundly affected by what happens to us in childhood. She was profoundly shaken by the news.
  2. 2(medical) very seriously; completely profoundly deaf
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: profoundly