- Antonyms of PROFOUND
light, mild, moderate, shallow, superficial, unimportant, insignificant, limited, restricted, alleviated, apparent, clear, clear-cut, comprehensible, confined, decreased, dilettante, dilettanteish, dilettantish, diminished, distinct, doubtful, dubious, eased, easy, equivocal, even, evident, facile, fathomable, feeble, finite, flat, flush, glib, horizontal, insignificant, intelligible, lessened, level, light, limited, looking, lucid, manifest, measured, mild, moderate, moderated, obvious, ostensible, perspicuous, plain, plane, qualified, questionable, reduced, restricted, seeming, shallow, shoal, simple, skin-deep, smooth, soft, sounding, straightforward, subdued, superficial, surface, toned, transparent, two-dimensional, uncertain, understandable, unimportant, weak, Abated, Depthless, Lightened, Sciolistic.
- Examples of usage:
- He begged to be left to himself for a while and throwing himself upon a lounge fell almost immediately into the profound sleep of exhaustion from which he did not awake until after several hours - "Quicksands" by Adolph Streckfuss
- Profound silence reigned in the coffee room - "Man and Wife" by Wilkie Collins
- With a profound sigh Roxmouth glanced at Longford - "God's Good Man" by Marie Corelli