[ ri-zoun-ding ]
/ rɪˈzaʊn dɪŋ /


making an echoing sound: a resounding thud.
uttered loudly: resounding speech.
impressively thorough or complete: a resounding popular success.

Origin of resounding

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at resound, -ing2

Related forms

re·sound·ing·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for resoundingly

British Dictionary definitions for resoundingly


/ (rɪˈzaʊndɪŋ) /


clear and emphatic; unmistakablea resounding vote of confidence
full of or characterized by resonance; reverberatinga resounding slap

Derived Forms

resoundingly, adverb
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