What does emphatic mean?

Definitions for emphatic
ɛmˈfæt ɪkem·phat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emphatic, emphasized, emphasised(adj)

    spoken with emphasis

    "an emphatic word"

  2. emphatic, exclamatory(adj)

    sudden and strong

    "an emphatic no"

  3. emphatic, forceful(adj)

    forceful and definite in expression or action

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

Wiktionary

  1. emphatic(Noun)

    an emphatic consonant

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

  2. emphatic(Adjective)

    Characterized by emphasis.

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

  3. emphatic(Adjective)

    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. emphatic(Adjective)

    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. emphatic(Adjective)

    of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emphatic(adj)

    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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How to pronounce emphatic?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say emphatic in sign language?

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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. Kevin Daly:

    He was really emphatic, practically pounding the table.

  2. Steve Tsang:

    The pandemic had resulted in him being allowed to play more of the well-established role of the premier in running the economy, something from which he was side-tracked most of the time in the Xi era, he saw how the economic impact of Covid-19 would require a pragmatic and a more emphatic approach, hence allowing, even encouraging, street vending for those laid off as a result of the pandemic.

  3. President Juan Hernandez:

    Clearly, in this kind of work there can always be imperfections and inappropriate methods used, but we have been emphatic that in the struggle against violence we will not tolerate rights violations.

  4. The IEA:

    Although we do not formally forecast OPEC oil production, in a scenario whereby Iran adds 600,000 bpd to the market by mid-year and other members maintain current output, global oil supply could exceed demand by 1.5 million bpd in the first half of 2016, while the pace of stock-building eases in the second half of the year as supply from non-OPEC producers falls, unless something changes, the oil market could drown in over-supply. So the answer to our question is an emphatic yes. It could go lower.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of emphatic

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