Definitions for accentuation

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word accentuation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accentuation(noun)

    the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance

  2. emphasizing, accenting, accentuation(noun)

    the act of giving special importance or significance to something


  1. accentuation(Noun)

    Act of accentuating; applications of accent.

  2. accentuation(Noun)

    Pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

  3. Origin: * accentuatio. Compare French accentuation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accentuation(noun)

    act of accentuating; applications of accent

  2. Accentuation(noun)

    pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy

Translations for accentuation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for accentuation »


Find a translation for the accentuation definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these accentuation definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"accentuation." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for accentuation?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for accentuation: