the stress pattern or patterns associated with words as arranged in sentences in a particular language.
the stress given to a word or words in a sentence, often conveying nuances of meaning or emphasis
- Sentence substitute
noun 1. a word or phrase, esp one traditionally classified as an adverb, that is used in place of a finite sentence, such as yes, no, certainly, and never
- Sentencing circle
noun 1. a method of dispensing justice amongst native Canadian peoples involving discussion between offenders, victims, and members of the community
noun, plural sententiae [sen-ten-shee-ee] /sɛnˈtɛn ʃiˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. an aphorism; maxim.
adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a sentence.