Definition of resounding in English:

resounding

Line breaks: re|sound|ing
Pronunciation: /rɪˈzaʊndɪŋ
 
/

adjective

  • 2 [attributive] Unmistakable; total: the evening was a resounding success
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    enormous, huge, massive, very great, tremendous, terrific, colossal; emphatic, decisive, conclusive, striking, impressive, outstanding, unmistakable, notable, noteworthy, memorable, remarkable, phenomenal, monumental
    informal whopping, thumping, fantastic
    British informal ginormous

Derivatives

resoundingly

adverb
More 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.

More definitions of resounding

Definition of resounding in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space