1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A resounding sound is loud and clear.
There was a resounding slap as Andrew struck him violently across the face...
She got a resounding round of applause...
The answer, Segal says, was a resounding yes!Derived words:resoundingly ADV
Leatherdale was hit resoundingly on the side of the head.2) ADJ: usu ADJ n (emphasis) You can refer to a very great success as a resounding success.
The good weather helped to make the occasion a resounding success.Derived words:resoundingly ADV-GRADED ADV with v, ADV adj
They resoundingly support government programs for the poor...
International trading remains resoundingly successful.
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resounding — resounding; un·resounding; … English syllables
resounding — [ri zoun′diŋ] adj. 1. reverberating; ringing sonorously 2. thoroughgoing; complete [a resounding victory] 3. high sounding resoundingly adv … English World dictionary
resounding — I adjective absolute, booming, certain, clear, decided, definite, echoing, emphatic, explicit, forceful, incontestable, incontrovertible, intensive, loud, marked, overwhelming, pealing, positive, rebounding, repercussive, reverberant,… … Law dictionary
resounding — *resonant, sonorous, ringing, vibrant, orotund Analogous words: *loud, stentorian, earsplitting: intensified, heightened (see INTENSIFY) … New Dictionary of Synonyms
resounding — re|sound|ing [rıˈzaundıŋ] adj 1.) resounding success/victory/defeat etc a very great or complete success, victory etc ▪ The show was a resounding success. 2.) [only before noun] a resounding noise is so loud that it seems to continue for a few… … Dictionary of contemporary English
resounding — adjective 1 (only before noun) a resounding noise is so loud that it seems to continue for a few seconds: The vase fell to the floor with a resounding crash. 2 resounding success/victory/defeat etc a very great or complete success, etc, that many … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
resounding — resoundingly, adv. /ri zown ding/, adj. 1. making an echoing sound: a resounding thud. 2. uttered loudly: resounding speech. 3. impressively thorough or complete: a resounding popular success. [1375 1425; late ME; see RESOUND, ING2] * * * … Universalium
resounding — re|sound|ing [ rı zaundıŋ ] adjective only before noun 1. ) complete: used for emphasizing how successful or unsuccessful someone or something is: a resounding success/victory/defeat 2. ) a resounding sound is very loud and continues for a long… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
resounding — adjective 1) a resounding voice Syn: reverberant, reverberating, resonant, resonating, echoing, ringing, sonorous, deep, full throated, rich, clear; loud, booming 2) a resounding success Syn … Thesaurus of popular words
resounding — adjective 1) a resounding voice Syn: reverberating, resonating, echoing, ringing, sonorous, deep, rich 2) a resounding success Syn: enormous, huge, very great, tremendous … Synonyms and antonyms dictionary