made more visible, more important, etc.; stressed: Read the emphasized sentence carefully, and contrast it with the information given in the previous paragraph.Good sportsmanship was the emphasized theme of the club's operations.
the simple past tense and past participle of emphasize.
- Also especially British, em·pha·sised .
- un·em·pha·sized; especially British, un·em·pha·sised, adjective
- well-em·pha·sized; especially British, well-em·pha·sised, adjective
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How to use emphasized in a sentence
The palace has emphasised that William will be attending the funeral in a private capacity, and that the press are not welcome.William Drops Out of Royal Tour To Attend Nanny's Funeral | Tom Sykes | October 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since his videos exult in the killing of innocent civilians, any cross-examination would have emphasised his inhumanity.
His admonition last week to the Irish church repeatedly emphasised that heaven still awaits the penitent pedophile priest.
He was aware—by her silence chiefly—of the new distance between them, a distance the mention of Tony had emphasised.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
And Mrs. Dallow emphasised this assertion by the way she rose erect.The Tragic Muse | Henry James
But grammar apart, what really has to be emphasised here is again the communion of the saints.Expositor's Bible: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians | James Denney
We have somewhat emphasised the fact that Ben Halse was fond of money, but also that there was no sort of meanness about him.Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
And a volley of curses emphasised the injunction, as the speaker hurried up to the scene of the damage.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford