DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·phat·ic /ɪmˈfætɪk, ɛm-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 em·phat·ic em·phat·ic·al a.
 1. Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of voice; laying stress; deserving of stress or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong; as, to remonstrate in an emphatic manner; emphatic denials; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.
 2. Striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible. Emphatical colors.” --Boyle. Emphatical evils.”
 Syn: -- Forcible; earnest; impressive; energetic; striking; positive; important; special; significant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word" [syn: emphasized,
      2: sudden and strong; "an emphatic no" [syn: exclamatory]
      3: forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document
         contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious
         liberty" [syn: forceful]