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resounding Syllabification: re·sound·ing
Pronunciation: /rəˈzoundiNG/

Definition of resounding in English:


1(Of a sound) loud enough to reverberate: a resounding smack across the face
More example sentences
  • The loud, resounding sound unnerved the monkeys and they bolted from the scene.
  • Nicole's alarm clock went off that morning with a resounding buzz that seemed louder than usual.
  • They were thrown off balance as they hit the floor with a loud resounding thud.
reverberant, reverberating, resonant, resonating, echoing, ringing, sonorous, deep, full-throated, rich, clear;
loud, booming
2 [attributive] Unmistakable; emphatic: the evening was a resounding success
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  • The walk which took place on Sunday April 27th was a resounding success and raised a total of €2,314.
  • Overall, the night proved to be a resounding success and proved a memorable way to mark the students' outstanding effort and achievement throughout the school year.
  • The English boy wonder's first game of the tour was a resounding success, and was all the more remarkable for the fact that he has not played for six weeks.
enormous, huge, very great, tremendous, terrific, colossal;
emphatic, decisive, conclusive, outstanding, remarkable, phenomenal



Pronunciation: /rəˈzoundiNGlē/
Example sentences
  • We will discuss the idea, but I predict that it will be resoundingly rejected.
  • Whatever one might feel about the outcome, one cannot but feel proud about the fact that the Indian electorate spoke as resoundingly as it did and that the transfer of power occurred without a hitch.
  • ‘It was an expensive, additional layer of regional government and resoundingly rejected by the people of the north east,’ he said.

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