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Definition of resonant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(formal) (of sound) deep, clear, and continuing for a long time a deep resonant voice
  2. 2(technology) causing sounds to continue for a long time synonym resounding resonant frequencies
  3. 3(literary) having the power to bring images, feelings, memories, etc. into your mind a poem filled with resonant imagery Everything was resonant with new meaning.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: resonant