Em*phat"ic (?), Em*phat"ic*al (?), a. [Gr. : cf. F. emphatique. See Emphasis.]
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 am emphatic manner; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.
Striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible.
Syn. -- Forcible; earnest; impressive; energetic; striking; positive; important; special; significant.
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