/ (ɪmˈfætɪkəlɪ, -klɪ) /

  1. with emphasis or force

  2. definitely or unquestionably

Words Nearby emphatically

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How to use emphatically in a sentence

  • I tell you, madam, most distinctly and emphatically, that it is bread pudding and the meanest kind at that.'

  • But he made it most emphatically clear that the thing Alessandro had asked was not only out of the question, but preposterous.

    Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
  • "Works—mere works," and Miss Watling shrugged her shoulders emphatically.

    The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
  • With what measure of success, the whole musical world up to the present day have emphatically declared.

    Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
  • In a second letter of excuse, on December 4, Edward testifies emphatically to his continued fidelity.

    King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison