decidedly vs emphatically what difference

what is difference between decidedly and emphatically

English

Etymology

From decided +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈsaɪdɪdli/

Adverb

decidedly (comparative more decidedly, superlative most decidedly)

  1. In a manner which leaves little question; definitely, clearly.
    In a decidedly petulant manner she sat with crossed arms and a frown.
  2. In a decided or final manner; resolutely.
    • 1914, Saki, ‘The Lull’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
      ‘We can’t,’ said Vera decidedly, ‘we haven’t any boats and we’re cut off by a raging torrent from any human habitation.’

Translations



English

Etymology

emphatic +‎ -ally

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛmˈfætɪkli/

Adverb

emphatically (comparative more emphatically, superlative most emphatically)

  1. In an emphatic manner; with emphasis.
  2. (obsolete) Not really, but apparently.

Translations

Anagrams

  • empathically

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