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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking force of expression.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a big, emphatic man; I must be emphatic about this particular. ,the emphatic beauty of sunset. ,It stands, like a great, stone dagger, emphatic...
  • He asked, making his voice unemphatic, hardly interested:
  • The unemphatic versions are I shall, you will, he will, etc.
  • He was using his quiet unemphatic tone, the one I didn't care for very much. for more
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