Associations to the word «Emphatic»


EMPHATIC, adjective. Characterized by emphasis; forceful.
EMPHATIC, adjective. Stated with conviction.
EMPHATIC, adjective. Belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
EMPHATIC, adjective. (phonology) of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.
EMPHATIC, noun. (phonology) An emphatic consonant.
EMPHATIC, noun. (linguistics) A word or phrase adding emphasis, such as "a lot" or "really".

Dictionary definition

EMPHATIC, adjective. Spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word".
EMPHATIC, adjective. Sudden and strong; "an emphatic no".
EMPHATIC, adjective. Forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy