What does emphatic mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term emphatic:

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"


  1. emphatic(Noun)

    an emphatic consonant

  2. emphatic(Adjective)

    Characterized by emphasis.

  3. emphatic(Adjective)

    Stated with conviction.

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

  4. emphatic(Adjective)

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

  5. emphatic(Adjective)

    of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emphatic(adj)

    alt. of Emphatical


  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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  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

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