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1.  expressed, performed, or uttered with emphasis.
This was the most emphatic statement in the President’s speech.
His answer was an emphatic “no!”
She pounded her fist in an emphatic gesture.

2.  forceful, determined, or insistent in speech or action.
Her response to the request was an emphatic refusal.

3.  clearly delineated; bold in outline.
Their horse came out the emphatic winner of the race.

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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the adjective emphatic

emphatic + NOUN:   ~ statement, ~ declaration, ~ claim, ~ insistence, ~ reply, ~ response, ~ denial, ~ rejection, ~ refusal, ~ nod, ~ gesture, ~ manner, ~ tone, ~ thumbs-up