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The subject pronoun, when unemphatic, is not expressed, but understood from the termination of the verb.

When he spoke of his "visions," it was in the ordinary unemphatic tones in which we speak of every-day matters.

Thus, in the unemphatic parts he would turn away and not be continually “nosing his interlocutor” or talking directly to him.

In unemphatic words, it was also frequently mute; so that hit was frequently written it, as in modern English.

The unemphatic way in which she sometimes made important suggestions was one of Aunt Elsies peculiarities.


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On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unemphatic, such as: unobtrusive, camouflaged, concealed, dim, faint, and hidden.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.