Other Word Forms of Emphatic
Origin of Emphatic
From Ancient Greek ἐμφατικός (emphatikos, “emphatic”), from Ancient Greek ἔμφασις (emphasis) (English emphasis), from ἐμφαίνω (emphainō, “I show, present”), from ἐν (en, “in”) + φαίνω (phainō, “I shine, show”).
Medieval Latin emphaticus from Greek emphatikos from emphainein to exhibit, display emphasis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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