What does emphatic mean?

Definitions for emphatic
ɛmˈfæt ɪkem·phat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emphatic, emphasized, emphasisedadjective

    spoken with emphasis

    "an emphatic word"

  2. emphatic, exclamatoryadjective

    sudden and strong

    "an emphatic no"

  3. emphatic, forcefuladjective

    forceful and definite in expression or action

    "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"

Wiktionary

  1. emphaticnoun

    an emphatic consonant

    Etymology: From ἐμφατικός, from (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω, from ἐν + φαίνω.

  2. emphaticadjective

    Characterized by emphasis.

    Etymology: From ἐμφατικός, from (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω, from ἐν + φαίνω.

  3. emphaticadjective

    Stated with conviction.

    He gave me an emphatic no when I asked him out.

    Etymology: From ἐμφατικός, from (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω, from ἐν + φαίνω.

  4. emphaticadjective

    belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to

    Etymology: From ἐμφατικός, from (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω, from ἐν + φαίνω.

  5. emphaticadjective

    of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.

    Etymology: From ἐμφατικός, from (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω, from ἐν + φαίνω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emphaticadjective

    alt. of Emphatical

Freebase

  1. Emphatic

    Emphatic is an American hard rock band from Omaha, currently signed with Epochal/Capitol Records. Their major label debut record Damage for Atlantic reached No. 9 on Billboard Top Heatseekers chart in 2011. The new album Another Life was released on October 22, 2013. The lead single from the album, "Remember Me", released on August 20, 2013, has reached Top 40 on U.S active rock and mainstream rock charts. Only days prior to its release, the album is streaming in its entirety exclusively at Revolver Magazine website.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of emphatic in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    Such smear tactics should not be tolerated and deserve an emphatic response.

  2. Donald Trump:

    If current trends continue, the last wild African elephants and rhinos will be killed before my daughter Charlotte reaches her 25th birthday, the question is: can we be bothered to do our bit? By signing this declaration, you, the leaders of some of the most important transportation companies and agencies on earth are answering with an emphatic, 'yes'.

  3. Alex Azar:

    If you had been paying attention in the last month, you would know that the President of the United States, President Trump, was very clear and emphatic: get your shots, get your kids vaccinated, vaccines are safe.

  4. Brad Simpson:

    No one, as far as we know, from the Clinton camp has seen this series, of course, I’m curious what they would think. I don’t imagine she will watch, no matter how emphatic we are to her.

  5. Euan Graham:

    When the U.K. sends a ship through the Taiwan Strait for the first time since 2008 and it sailed down the median line, the point that it’s making is that they know China knows where that line is, in order for the status quo to be meaningful, it has to be upheld and the most emphatic way to do that is to physically demonstrate with a government asset like a warship.

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