The most profound truths are often the simplest ones, and Wallace was a genius at revealing the simplicity of profundity.
Nikos Kazantzakis had no problems writing a moving novel of beauty, profundity, and luminosity.
They have to learn the profundity of the sorrow and the pain that the memory of the Holocaust evokes, and they have to respect it.
early 15c., "bottom of the sea," from Old French profundite (Modern French profondité) and directly from Late Latin profunditatem (nominative profunditas) "depth, intensity, immensity," from profundus "deep, vast" (see profound). Meaning "depth of intellect" in English is from c.1500.