bone-deep

bone-deep

Very strongly felt; an inherent part of someone or something. My interest in photography is bone-deep. It's more than a hobby—it's a part of me. A mother's love for her children is bone-deep.
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The British director Ken Loach will be 80 years old in June, and he has worked in film and television for more than 50 of those years, but with his bone-deep empathy for the desperate and the downtrodden, you may almost feel that he was put on earth to make a dramatic feature about the current economic moment.
One of the first people who confirmed the death of the director, Vice Ganda said that the pain he is felt is bone-deep.
The complicated trappings of identity, it suggests, are irrelevant to the bone-deep bonds of family.
When he arrived at hospital, doctors found a 10cm wide, bone-deep wound on his head.
In hospital, doctors found a 10cm-wide, bone-deep wound on his head.
For the thousands of people of the central Indian city of Bhopal who survived the world's worst industrial disaster only to end up with permanent disabilities, the government of India's decision last week to increase their financial compensation as well as revise the survivor lists before the 30th anniversary of the catastrophe is thin salve over a bone-deep wound.
Second, you've got a large group of people who are bone-deep suspicious of globalization, what it does to their jobs and their communities.
Told in alternating voices, Carry the Sky captures the bone-deep pain of loss and isolation.
Paroled Confederate cavalry Captain Michael Cantrell wanders the West, his heart filled with bitterness and loss, his only companions his bone-deep honor and sheer stubbornness.
It's not so much a lesbian film as it is an exploration of the pungent, bone-deep heartache of first love, shot in the quintessential French style of cinema verite.
She said: "A close encounter with the main course, a crab, left me with a bone-deep gash that literally rendered my left hand useless.
We're never scared by seeing what we don't expect; we're scared by seeing exactly what we do expect, the film making up in bone-deep terror what it lacks in jump-out-of-your-seat moments.
They have a family sound and a natural, bone-deep understanding of music and harmony.
Researchers examined the mummy of Ramses III using CT scans and discovered a 7-centimeter-wide, bone-deep slash at his throat.
Instead, Pakistan's refusal to hand him over to Afghanistan symbolizes one of the biggest obstacles to negotiations: A legacy of bone-deep suspicion dividing the neighbors.