emphatic definition

  • adjective:
    • Expressed or performed with emphasis: responded with an emphatic "no.”
    • powerful and definite in phrase or activity.
    • Standing in a striking and plainly defined way.
    • described as emphasis.
    • claimed with conviction.
    • belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
    • of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.
    • Uttered with focus; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar anxiety of sound; laying tension; worthy of tension or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong
    • hitting the good sense; attracting special interest; impressive; forcible.
    • Forceful and definite in phrase or action; -- of statements, activities, or sections of documents.
    • Sudden and strong; -- of statements.
    • forceful and definite in expression or activity
    • Expressed or performed with emphasis: responded with an emphatic "no.”
    • Forceful and definite in phrase or activity.
    • Standing out in a striking and clearly defined way.
    • Characterized by emphasis.
    • Stated with belief.
    • belonging to collection of English tense kinds comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
    • sudden and strong
    • spoken with emphasis
    • of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.
    • Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of sound; laying stress; worthy of stress or focus; forcible; impressive; strong
    • Striking the good sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible.
    • powerful and definite in appearance or activity; -- of statements, actions, or chapters of papers.
    • Sudden and strong; -- of statements.
    • powerful and definite in phrase or action
    • sudden and strong
    • spoken with focus
    • Expressed or performed with focus: responded with an emphatic "no.”
    • Forceful and definite in phrase or action.
    • Standing call at a striking and obviously defined way.
    • described as focus.
    • Stated with conviction.
    • belonging to collection of English tense kinds comprising the additional verb do + an infinitive without to
    • of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.
    • Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar tension of sound; laying stress; worthy of anxiety or emphasis; forcible; impressive; powerful
    • hitting the feeling; attracting unique interest; impressive; forcible.
    • powerful and definite in expression or activity; -- of statements, actions, or chapters of documents.
    • Sudden and powerful; -- of statements.
    • forceful and definite in phrase or action
    • abrupt and strong
    • spoken with emphasis
  • noun:
    • an emphatic consonant
    • an emphatic consonant
    • an emphatic consonant
  • others:
    • Uttered, or even to be uttered, with emphasis or anxiety of voice: as, the emphatic terms in a sentence.
    • Forcibly considerable; expressive; impressive: as, an emphatic gesture.
    • Synonyms Expressive, earnest, lively, striking.
    • Uttered, or to be uttered, with focus or tension of sound: as, the emphatic terms in a sentence.
    • Forcibly considerable; expressive; impressive: since, an emphatic gesture.
    • Synonyms Expressive, earnest, energetic, striking.
    • Uttered, or even to be uttered, with focus or anxiety of vocals: as, the emphatic terms in a sentence.
    • Forcibly considerable; expressive; impressive: because, an emphatic motion.
    • Synonyms Expressive, serious, energetic, striking.

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