nonemphatic

adjective

non·​em·​phat·​ic ˌnän-im-ˈfa-tik How to pronounce nonemphatic (audio)
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: not emphatic
especially : not uttered with or marked by emphasis
a nonemphatic tone of voice

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonemphatic was in 1863

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“Nonemphatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonemphatic. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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