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resonant

res·o·nant

resonant

 
pronunciation:
re z nnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: resounding or reverberating; echoing.
synonyms:
echoing, resonating, resounding, reverberating
antonyms:
dull
similar words:
booming, clanging, ringing
definition 2: full and deep in sound.
synonyms:
full, reverberant, rich, rotund, round, sonorous
antonyms:
dull
similar words:
bass, booming, deep, hollow, orotund, sepulchral, thunderous, vibrant
definition 3: causing amplification of sound.
synonyms:
echoing, resounding, reverberating
similar words:
hollow, reflecting, ringing, sepulchral
definition 4: relating to a physical system that is producing resonance.
derivation: resonantly (adv.)
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The word resonant contains the following parts:
-ant, -ent Latin adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means In nouns: one who or that which does the action denoted by the base verb.
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The suffix -ant , -ent forms adjectives and, to a much lesser extent, nouns from Latin verb stems such as fid in confident and stud in student . This suffix is the equivalent in Latin of the "-ing" inflection in English. Many adjectives ending in -ant , -ent have a corresponding noun ending in -ance, -ence, -ancy, -ency.