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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
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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 Defined for Kids

resonant

adjective res·o·nant \ˈre-zə-nənt\

Definition of RESONANT for Kids

:  making a long loud, clear, and deep sound <a resonant voice>
res·o·nant·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary

resonant

adjective res·o·nant \ˈrez-ən-ənt, ˈrez-nənt\

Medical Definition of RESONANT

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

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