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Definitions of emphatic

  1. spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. sudden and strong; "an emphatic no" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Alt. of Emphatical Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Expressive; earnest; striking; marked by stress of voice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Emphatically. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Expressed with emphasis; strongly marked; impressive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Speaking or spoken with emphasis; forcible; positive; earnest. Emphatical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Requiring emphasis; expressed with emphasis; forcible, earnest, or impressive. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Uttered with emphasis; forcible; strong. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. (Of language, tone, gesture) forcibly expressive; (of words) bearing the stress; (of person) expressing himself with emphasis; (of actions) forcible, significant. Hence emphatically adv. [Greek] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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