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resounding

[ ri-zoun-ding ]
/ rɪˈzaʊn dɪŋ /
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adjective
making an echoing sound: a resounding thud.
uttered loudly: resounding speech.
impressively thorough or complete: a resounding popular success.
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Origin of resounding

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

OTHER WORDS FROM resounding

re·sound·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for resounding

resounding
/ (rɪˈzaʊndɪŋ) /

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

Derived forms of resounding

resoundingly, adverb
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