As adjectives the difference between emphatic and expressive
is that emphatic
is characterized by emphasis while expressive
is effectively conveying thought or feeling.
As a noun emphatic
is (phonology) an emphatic consonant.
* emphatick (obsolete)
Characterized by emphasis.
, date=June 28
, author=Jamie Jackson
, title=Wimbledon 2012: Lukas Rosol shocked by miracle win over Rafael Nadal
, work=the Guardian
, passage=Yet when play restarted the Czech was a train that kept on running over Nadal. After breaking Nadal in the opening game of the final set, he went 2-0 up and later took the count to 4-2 with yet another emphatic
ace – one of his 22 throughout.}}
Stated with conviction.
belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
(phonology) of obstruent consonants in Semitic languages.
- He gave me an emphatic no when I asked him out.
(phonology) an emphatic consonant
Effectively conveying thought or feeling.