nonemphatic

adjective
non·​em·​phat·​ic | \ˌnän-im-ˈfa-tik, -em-\

Definition of nonemphatic 

: not emphatic especially : not uttered with or marked by emphasis a nonemphatic tone of voice

First Known Use of nonemphatic

1863, in the meaning defined above

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