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resonant

adjective res·o·nant \ˈre-zə-nənt, ˈrez-nənt\

: producing a loud, clear, deep sound

: strongly affecting someone especially with a particular quality

Full Definition of RESONANT

1
:  continuing to sound :  echoing
2
a :  capable of inducing resonance
b :  relating to or exhibiting resonance
3
a :  intensified and enriched by or as if by resonance <a resonant voice>
b :  marked by grandiloquence
resonant noun
res·o·nant·ly adverb

Examples of RESONANT

  1. the resonant tones of the piano
  2. He has a deep, resonant voice.
  3. His words were resonant with meaning.

First Known Use of RESONANT

1592

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

resonant

adjective res·o·nant \ˈrez-ən-ənt, ˈrez-nənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RESONANT

1
:  capable of inducing resonance
2
:  relating to or exhibiting resonance

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