What is the meaning of emphatic?

adjective

  • Spoken with emphasis.
    • usage: "an emphatic word"
  • Sudden and strong.
    • usage: "an emphatic no"
  • Forceful and definite in expression or action.
    • usage: "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"
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APAWordNet. (2010). emphatic. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/emphatic/definitions/1173260
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HarvardWordNet 2010, emphatic, Smart Define, viewed 14 December, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/emphatic/definitions/1173260>.
MLAWordNet. "emphatic" 23 October 2010. Web. 14 December 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/emphatic/definitions/1173260>
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