Accentuation



an act or instance of .
something that is .
Historical Examples

The unit of displacement becomes the whole period intervening between any two adjacent points of accentuation.
Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Various

If there is little inflection and no accentuation the result is bad.
The Strand Magazine Various

Otherwise the original has been preserved, including inconsistencies in spelling, hyphenation and accentuation.
The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth

For to-day all paths seem to lead to an accentuation of herd life.
Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig

No change has been made in the system of accentuation, though a few errors in quantity have been corrected.
Beowulf Unknown

Also in thinking that the monotheism is not the element that needs the most accentuation.
The Grandchildren of the Ghetto Israel Zangwill

Surry’s pentameters often flow well, in spite of his false scheme of accentuation.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 372, October 1846 Various

accentuation is the stressing of the proper syllables in words.
The Art of Public Speaking Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein

Assamese follows Bengali in its accentuation, but the language has never been the toy of euphuism.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various

Whom has it cost any trouble to learn the accentuation of his own language?
The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey–Vol. 1 Thomas de Quincey

n.

1690s, from Medieval Latin accentuationem (nominative accentuatio) “intoning, chanting,” noun of action from past participle stem of accentuare (see accentuate).

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