Definitions For Emphasis


  • Intensity or forcefulness of expression
  • The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
  • Special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
  • Special importance or significance
  • A forceful quality in the way something is said or written
  • Added force that is given to a word or syllable when speaking
  • Special importance or attention given to something

Is Emphasis a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Emphasis is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Emphasis in a Sentence

  • Our candidate's plan has a different emphasis.
  • A prep school with a long-established emphasis on sports

Synonyms for Emphasis

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