Associations to the word «Emphatic»

Wiktionary

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

Many a true word is spoken in jest.
Geoffrey Chaucer