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resounding

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of resounding

  1. 1 full of or characterized by the presence of noise <the resounding hubbub of the streets of New York City> Synonyms clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, rackety, noisy, uproariousRelated Words resonant, sonorous; buzzing, humming, murmuring; blustery, boisterous, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy; tumultuous, woolly (also wooly); obstreperous, vociferousNear Antonyms calm, peaceful, serene, tranquilAntonyms hushed, noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, stilled, stilly

  2. 2 marked by a high volume of sound <the emcee announced the winner in a resounding voice that could be heard all the way to the back of the hall> Synonyms blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, plangent, loud, ringing, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderousRelated Words brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, stridentNear Antonyms dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet; calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil; hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)Antonyms gentle, low, soft

  3. 3 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones <a resounding chord> Synonyms golden, orotund, plangent, resonant, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, rotund, round, sonorous, vibrantRelated Words deep, full, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, plummy, rich; loud, powerful, stentorian, thundering, thunderousNear Antonyms cavernous, hollow; faint, low, murmurous, muted, smothered, soft, weak; thin, tinny

  4. 4 marked by or uttered with forcefulness <a resounding defeat for the opposition party> Synonyms aggressive, assertive, dynamic, energetic, forceful, full-blooded, muscular, emphatic, strenuous, vehement, vigorous, violentRelated Words decided, insistent, marked, pointed; absolute, categorical (also categoric), clear, plain, unambiguous, unequivocal; arresting, compelling, conspicuous, impelling, noticeable, strikingNear Antonyms guarded, mild, uncompelling, weak, wishy-washy; ambiguous, equivocal, halting, hesitant; understatedAntonyms nonassertive, nonemphatic, unemphatic





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