HyperDic: emphatic

English > 3 senses of the word emphatic:
ADJECTIVEallemphatic, emphasized, emphasisedspoken with emphasis
allemphatic, exclamatorysudden and strong
allemphatic, forcefulforceful and definite in expression or action
emphatic > pronunciation
Soundsehmfae'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > emphatic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningspoken with emphasis.
Example"an emphatic word"
Synonymsemphasized, emphasised
Broaderstressed, accentedbearing a stress or accent
Spanishenfático
Nounsemphasisintensity or forcefulness of expression
emphasisthe relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
English > emphatic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsudden and strong.
Example"an emphatic no"
Synonymexclamatory
BroaderforcefulCharacterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
Spanishenfático, exclamativo, exclamatorio
Catalanemfàtic, exclamatiu, exlamatori
Nounsemphasisthe relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
English > emphatic: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningforceful and definite in expression or action.
Example"the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"
Synonymforceful
Broaderassertive, self-asserting, self-assertiveaggressively self-assured
Spanishenérgico, enfático
Catalanemfàtic, enèrgic
Nounsemphasisintensity or forcefulness of expression
emphasisspecial and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
emphasisspecial importance or significance / significance
Adverbsemphaticallywithout question and beyond doubt

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