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Definition of "unemphatic" [unemphatic]

  • Not emphatic (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unemphatic" in a sentence
  • "Character and plot are stripped to the bone, the former presented to us entirely through mundane actions, with no attempt at "psychological realism" (thus we never really get to "know" Carver's characters, we just watch them wandering through their lives), the latter flattening out Freytag's triangle to an unemphatic succession of events."
  • "This had some quiet patches – a pigeon dish that was a little unemphatic, lamb that also seemed polite – but at its best is truly exceptional."
  • "He asked, making his voice unemphatic, hardly interested:"