Definitions for accentualækˈsɛn tʃu əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ac•cen•tu•alækˈsɛn tʃu əl(adj.)
of or pertaining to accent or stress.
pertaining to or based on stress rather than the number or duration of syllables:
Origin of accentual:
1600–10; < L accentu(s) (see accent ) + -al1
of or pertaining to accent or stress
(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"
Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent.
Designating verse rhythmss based on stress accents.
of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent
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