Resonant Definition

rĕzə-nənt
adjective
Resounding or reechoing.
A resonant sound.
Webster's New World
Having a lasting presence or effect; enduring.
American Heritage
Producing resonance; increasing the intensity of sounds by sympathetic vibration.
Resonant walls.
Webster's New World
Full of, characterized by, or intensified by, resonance.
A resonant voice, a resonant passage in a novel.
Webster's New World
Strongly reminiscent; evocative.
A monument that is resonant of the nation's past glory.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
faintquietweak
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noun
A sonorant.
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Origin of Resonant

  • Latin resonāns resonant- present participle of resonāre to resound resound

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin resonare (“to resound")

    From Wiktionary

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