Definitions for accentualækˈsɛn tʃu əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•cen•tu•alækˈsɛn tʃu əl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to accent or stress.

    Category: Phonetics

  2. pertaining to or based on stress rather than the number or duration of syllables:

    accentual meter.

    Category: Prosody

Origin of accentual:

1600–10; < L accentu(s) (see accent ) + -al1

ac•cen′tu•al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accentual(adj)

    of or pertaining to accent or stress

  2. accentual(adj)

    (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity

    "accentual poetry is based on the number of stresses in a line"; "accentual rhythm"

Wiktionary

  1. accentual(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent.

  2. accentual(Adjective)

    Designating verse rhythmss based on stress accents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accentual(adj)

    of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent

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