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resounding

adjective

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1 full of or characterized by the presence of noise
  • the resounding hubbub of the streets of New York City

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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

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3 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones
  • a resounding chord

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4 marked by or uttered with forcefulness
  • a resounding defeat for the opposition party

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resounding

verb
present participle of resound

Synonyms & Antonyms of resounding (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves
  • thunder resounded across the plain

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“Resounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/resounding. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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