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Meaning of "de profundis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DE PROFUNDIS

From the first words of Psalm 130.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DE PROFUNDIS

de profundis  [deɪ prɒˈfʊndɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DE PROFUNDIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
De profundis is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES DE PROFUNDIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of de profundis in the English dictionary

The definition of de profundis in the dictionary is out of the depths of misery or dejection.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DE PROFUNDIS


Aldiss
ˈɔːldɪs
Apodis
ˈæpədɪs
bodice
ˈbɒdɪs
caddice
ˈkædɪs
caddis
ˈkædɪs
Charybdis
kəˈrɪbdɪs
cowardice
ˈkaʊədɪs
dis
dɪs
diss
dɪs
druidess
ˈdruːɪdɪs
goddess
ˈɡɒdɪs
hendiadys
hɛnˈdaɪədɪs
jaundice
ˈdʒɔːndɪs
oldies
ˈəʊldɪs
prejudice
ˈprɛdʒʊdɪs
Pyxidis
ˈpɪksɪdɪs
Sardis
ˈsɑːdɪs
stewardess
ˈstjʊədɪs
warrandice
ˈwɔːrəndɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DE PROFUNDIS

de la Beche
de la Mare
De La Warr
de Lesseps
de los Angeles
de luxe
De Mille
de Molina
De Morgan´s laws
De Niro
de novo
De Quincey
de re
de rigueur
de Sica
De Soto
De Stijl
de trop
de Valera
de Valois

WORDS THAT END LIKE DE PROFUNDIS

analysis
axis
basis
between Scylla and Charybdis
bis
crisis
Davis
Francis
gratis
Harris
his
Illinois
is
lewis
mutatis mutandis
quo vadis
Santa Gertrudis
this
tinea pedis
Yezidis

Synonyms and antonyms of de profundis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «de profundis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DE PROFUNDIS

Find out the translation of de profundis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of de profundis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «de profundis» in English.

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德深渊书简
1,325 millions of speakers

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de profundis
570 millions of speakers

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de profundis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डे profundis
380 millions of speakers
ar

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دي profundis
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

де Profundis
278 millions of speakers

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de profundis
270 millions of speakers

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দীপ্পনী
260 millions of speakers

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de profundis
220 millions of speakers

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De profundis
190 millions of speakers

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de profundis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

獄中記
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드 profundis
85 millions of speakers

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De profundis
85 millions of speakers
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de profundis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டென்டாடிஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दी प्रोफुंडिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Profundis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

de profundis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

de profundis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

де Profundis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de Profundis
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

de profundis
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

de profundis
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

de profundis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

de Profundis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of de profundis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DE PROFUNDIS»

The term «de profundis» is regularly used and occupies the 91.665 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DE PROFUNDIS» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DE PROFUNDIS»

Discover the use of de profundis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to de profundis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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DE PROFUNDIS:
Published posthumously in 1905 by Oscar Wilde's friend Robert Ross, De Profundis (1905) is a long letter written while the author was in prison on trial on charges of having illicit relations with his friend Alfred Douglas.
Oscar Wilde, 2008
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De Profundis
While in prison, he wrote De Profundis, a long and bitter letter of recrimination addressed to Douglas. In it, he accuses Douglas of shallowness, selfishness; greed, gross interference with his [Wilde's] artistic efforts and other faults and ...
Oscar Wilde, 2011
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De Profundis and Other Prison Writings
Colm Tóibín's introduction explores Wilde's duality in love, politics and literature. This edition also includes notes on the text and suggested further reading. Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin.
Oscar Wilde, 2013
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De Profundis - Oscar Wilde
. . Suffering is one very long moment.
Oscar Wilde, 2007
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De Profundis and Other Writings
This collection contains, too, many examples of that humorous and epigrammic genius which captured the London theatre and which, by suddenly casting light from an unexpected angle, widened the bounds of truth.
Oscar Wilde, 1973
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Suspiria de Profundis and Other Writings
This edition includes "The Affliction of Childhood," a reflection on the death of the author's two sisters in childhood, "Levana and our Ladies of Sorrow," one of his best-known works about the Roman goddess of childbirth, and "The English ...
Thomas De Quincey
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De profundis
William Gilbert. It :v5 DE PROFUNDIS DE PROFUNDIS % &nh of % Serial.
William Gilbert, 1864
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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: De profundis, "Epistola : ...
Oscar Wilde Russell Jackson, Ian Small. recorded in the appropriate textual notes. Details of reordered material are also to be found in the textual notes. In addition I have collated my base-text with the CTS2 typescript. I have also printed  ...
Oscar Wilde, Russell Jackson, Ian Small, 2005
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De profundis
Hoja. de. vida. Hojas de vida como la mía no tienen mucho para contar. Picó un poco de todo y no se decide por lo que sigue, sería algo para apuntar. Pero ni el mejor asesor podría hacer nada con semejante material. En hojas de vida como  ...
Eduardo Acevedo, 2008
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De Profundis: Letters from the Abyss
The Diana Jones 2002 Award Nominated game of psychological horror returns in an all new, and expanded, 2nd Edition.
Michal Oracz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DE PROFUNDIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term de profundis is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Speaking pianist' toots horn
The final work was the American Rzewski's De Profundis, a 35-minute-long melodrama that required a "speaking pianist" to recite, sing, ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
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Collyer's celebrate 'Founder's Day'
After Canon Guy Bridgewater's reading of the “De Profundis”, traditionally read at Founders Day, the Collyer's Big Band with Maddie Snowden ... «West Sussex County Times, Jul 15»
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Radio Londra: dopo metà Wimbledon non ci sono sorprese (e come …
Per quanto si debba stare molto attenti prima di qualsiasi de profundis, non si vede davvero come lo spagnolo possa uscire dalla palude in cui ... «Ubi Tennis, Jul 15»
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Krzysztof Penderecki / Royal Northern College of Music at …
His music combines both the awesome and the numinous, and includes a long, lamenting setting of the De Profundis for unaccompanied choir. «Manchester Evening News, Jun 15»
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What happened to the Suspiria remake?
Meanwhile, there's a Suspiria TV adaptation in the offing, said to be a 12-episode season of 50 minute episodes, called Suspiria De Profundis. «Den Of Geek, Jun 15»
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De Profundis Streaming Playthrough Video For "A Strange …
U.K. based death metal outfit De Profundis is streaming a playthrough video for the track "A Strange Awakening" taken from the EP ... «Metal Underground, Jun 15»
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TripAdvisor recognizes Warrington Museum.
... the town' During the last twelve months the Museum has hosted popular and innovative exhibitions such as 'De Profundis: From the Depths', ... «Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today, Jun 15»
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Brose returns to Buffalo art scene with 'Indicted'
Prints from Lawrence Brose's film "De Profundis" will go on view with several new works Thursday in the Body of Trade and Commerce Gallery. «Buffalo.com, Jun 15»
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Andrew Bishop – De Profundis [TrackList follows] – Envoi
The trio's sophomore effort, the hour-long De Profundis, uses the music of Renaissance composer Josquin Des Prez (c. 1440-1521) as a ... «Audiophile Audition, May 15»
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Massive Attack
De Profundis The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that shattered much of Nepal and visited death and misery on the nation was particularly harsh on ... «Outlook, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. De profundis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/de-profundis>. Aug 2019 ».
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