- making an echoing sound: a resounding thud.
- uttered loudly: resounding speech.
- impressively thorough or complete: a resounding popular success.
Origin of resounding
Examples from the Web for resoundingly
Today, the Falkland Islanders themselves, resoundingly, want to stay British.The Never-Ending Falklands War: In Buenos Aires, A Museum's Selective History
August 30, 2014
Her opponents would then discover that she was cracklingly smart and resoundingly resolute.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election
January 23, 2014
The RNC's report on the state of the Republican Party was resoundingly on point.What the GOP Autopsy Proves
March 28, 2013
North Carolina resoundingly defeated a referendum to legalize such marriages on Tuesday.President Obama, in a Dramatic Shift, Backs Same-Sex Marriage
May 9, 2012
Municipal elections aside, King Abdullah has resoundingly failed to answer this question.Delayed Win for Saudi Women
September 26, 2011
When our couples returned in April 1972, the answers were resoundingly in the affirmative.Marriage Enrichment Retreats
The noise was so resoundingly greater than he had expected that he laughed and the men with him.The Long Roll
Bob who read him aright, grinned and slapped him resoundingly on the back.The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards
Beresford raised his hand and brought it resoundingly down on the table.Sonia Married
Frale strode across the uneven floor and kissed her also, resoundingly.The Mountain Girl
- clear and emphatic; unmistakablea resounding vote of confidence
- full of or characterized by resonance; reverberatinga resounding slap
Word Origin and History for resoundingly
late 14c., present participle adjective from resound (v.). Figurative use from 1630s. Related: Resoundingly.