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1. sounding

adjective. ['ˈsaʊndɪŋ'] appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms.

Synonyms

  • superficial

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • inward

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Words that Rhyme with Sounding

  • expounding
  • confounding
  • compounding
  • rebounding
  • impounding
  • astounding
  • surrounding
  • grounding
  • abounding
  • rounding
  • pounding
  • hounding
  • founding
  • bounding

Example sentences of the word sounding


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Adjust the sounding pitch of the second string to B.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The horn will stop sounding.

Quotes containing the word sounding


1. I've never stunned anyone except in our D.A. lessons,"said Luna, sounding mildly interested. "That was noisier than I thought it would be.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. At first, they'll only dislike what you say, but the more correct you start sounding the more they'll dislike you.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

3. People will kill you. Over time. They will shave out every last morsel of fun in you with little, harmless sounding phrases that people uses every day, like: 'Be realistic!'"[What It Is (2009)]
- Dylan Moran

2. high-sounding

adjective. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals).

Synonyms

  • pretentious
  • high-flown

Antonyms

  • decreased
  • tasteful
  • unostentatious

3. sounding

noun. ['ˈsaʊndɪŋ'] the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line).

Synonyms

  • measuring
  • measure
  • measurement

Antonyms

  • careful
  • significant
  • imperceptible
  • soft

4. sounding

adjective. ['ˈsaʊndɪŋ'] having volume or deepness.

Antonyms

  • nonstandard

5. sounding

adjective. ['ˈsaʊndɪŋ'] making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form.

Synonyms

  • audible

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • standard

6. sounding

noun. ['ˈsaʊndɪŋ'] a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line.

Synonyms

  • depth

Antonyms

  • deep
  • deepness
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