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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decidedly, unquestionably, emphatically, definitely, in spades, by all oddsadverb

    without question and beyond doubt

    "it was decidedly too expensive"; "she told him off in spades"; "by all odds they should win"


  1. emphaticallyadverb

    In an emphatic manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Emphaticallyadverb

    Etymology: from emphatical.

    How emphatically and divinely does every word proclaim the truth that I have been speaking of! Robert South, Sermons.

    What is delivered of the incurvity of dolphins, must be taken emphatically, not really, but in appearance, when they leap above water, and suddenly shoot down again. Brown.


  1. emphatically

    Emphatically refers to the action of expressing something clearly, forcefully, and without any doubt, often showing strong feeling or determination. It can also mean done with emphasis; in a manner that puts stress, importance or conviction on what is being expressed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emphaticallyadverb

    with emphasis; forcibly; in a striking manner or degree; preeminently

  2. Emphaticallyadverb

    not really, but apparently

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphatically in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphatically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of emphatically in a Sentence

  1. Marie Antoinette:

    Let my son never forget the last words of his father, which I repeat emphatically; let him never seek to avenge our deaths.

  2. Andrija Prlainovic:

    We’ve made history tonight because no one has won the world title so emphatically, it’s been a privilege.

  3. Terry Schilling:

    Woke corporate America has at this point largely embraced transgenderism, so it's sadly unsurprising to see that Bridgewater was no exception, however, Republican voters expect their leaders to emphatically reject this dangerous ideology.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Senator Rubio emphatically supported Hillary Clinton in toppling (Muammar) Qaddafi in Libya. I think that made no sense, the terrorist attack that occurred in Benghazi was a direct result of that massive foreign policy blunder.

  5. Stephen Jay Gould:

    “I emphatically do not assert the general ‘truth’ of this philosophy of punctuational change. Any attempt to support the exclusive validity of such a grandiose notion would border on the nonsensical.”

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