Resounding describes something obvious or unambiguous. If it's clear that every single guest had a wonderful time, you can call your party a resounding success.

Use this adjective to emphasize how great (or terrible) something is, like your best friend's resounding victory in the student council election, or the resounding disaster of your plan to carpet your bedroom using moss. It's also useful for describing a sound that echoes or reverberates: "The resounding slam of her bedroom door told me my sister was really angry." The Latin root means "echo."

Definitions of resounding
  1. adjective
    characterized by resonance
    synonyms: resonant, resonating, reverberating, reverberative
    having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
  2. adjective
    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    synonyms: apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable
    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
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