Slanted letters that look like this: We the people. Italics are most often used to emphasize certain words, to indicate that they are in a foreign language, or to set off the title of a literary or artistic work.
Words nearby italics
How to use italics in a sentence
In those anonymous italics again, Kibbe imagines unnamed folks saying, “Check this out: This senator is speaking truth to power.”Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe|Michael Signer|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The first step is to raise average (not marginal) tax rates on upper-income taxpayers,” [my italics] Hubbard wrote.Fiscal Cliff Hostage Situation: Should the Rich Get Soaked?|Daniel Gross|November 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
[Italics added] The slogan "Get your government off my Medicare" is ludicrous enough.
He writes (my italics): “The Prime Minister … did no more than wish him well in his bid ...” Why “did no more”?
The italics are Hoberman's, but the words would be shocking in any typeface.
The book contains many words in which some though not all of the letters are in italics, for example Swordsman.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The phrases from which a succeeding sentence springs are 184 in small capitals; and the phrases which refer back are in italics.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
In each case the Italics, as usual, designate words not existing in the Hebrew text.
"I am not free," she repeated, and again the italics were her very own.
The names of those who wore the crown are marked in italics.Theodoric the Goth|Thomas Hodgkin