Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Speaking or spoken with emphasis; forcible; positive; earnest. Emphatical.

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Usage examples "emphatic":

  1. Twice he missed it; the first time he frowned, but the second he uttered an emphatic, " Deuce take it!" - "Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories", Louisa M. Alcott.
  2. He shook his gray head in emphatic negative. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.
  3. Either or both of these may be displeased by the emphatic mention of some certain fact, the expression of some certain opinion. - "Modern Society", Julia Ward Howe.