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Emphasis meaning

emphasis - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. A particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given in reading and speaking to one or more words whose signification the speaker intends to impress specially upon his audience.
  2. 2. A peculiar impressiveness of expression or weight of thought; vivid representation, enforcing assent; as, to dwell on a subject with great emphasis.
  3. 3. Stress of voice; impressivenss.

emphasis - examples of usage

  1. " Till then, Vereker dear"- Fenwick said this very seriously, with emphasis-" till then we shall do most wisely to say nothing further to Mrs. Fenwick or to Sally. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. No change of type could do justice to the emphasis with which Sally goes straight to the point. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. The man spoke with soft, slow emphasis. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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