Definition and Meanings for emphatic
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Part of Speech of emphatic
Etymology of emphatic
Meaning of emphatic
- uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of voice; laying stress; deserving of stress or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong; as, to remonstrate in an emphatic manner; emphatic denials; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.
- striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible.
- forceful and definite in expression or action; -- of statements, actions, or sections of documents; as, the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty.
- sudden and strong; -- of statements; as, an emphatic no.