Definition and Meanings for emphatic

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Emphatic is ranked 14,564 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of emphatic

adjective

Etymology of emphatic

gr. emphatique. see emphasis

Meaning of emphatic


as adjective

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for emphatic

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