Definition of Accented

1. Adjective. Used of syllables. "A tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"

Exact synonyms: Tonic
Antonyms: Atonic



2. Adjective. Bearing a stress or accent. "An iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
Exact synonyms: Stressed
Similar to: Emphasised, Emphasized, Emphatic, Masculine
Antonyms: Unstressed

Definition of Accented

1. Verb. (past of accent) ¹

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Definition of Accented

1. accent [v] - See also: accent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accented

accend
accended
accendibility
accendible
accending
accends
accension
accensions
accensor
accensors
accent
accent acute
accent grave
accent mark
accent marks
accented (current term)
accenting
accentless
accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually
accentuate
accentuated

Literary usage of Accented

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1902)
"Comparing the lengths of the average accented and unaccented notes for each subject in the different selections it will be noted that in hymns 18 and 516 ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Thus, if the first line end with an accented monosyllable the second line will end ... word accented on its first syllable, or if the first line end in a ..."

3. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1874)
"41. accented as in mare, " equivalent to Noe. 1 and 39," that ¡б(ее^гэ'), but surely the (^i) must be omitted and at least (ee-a') said, and this is strange ..."

4. Observations on the Language of Chaucer's Troilus by George Lyman Kittredge (1891)
"... adjectives take no -e when the following word is accented on the second syllable. The verse will not bear such an arrangement of accents as ' x ' xx '. ..."

5. Old Spanish Readings: Selected on the Basis of Critically Edited Texts by Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford (1911)
"For the development .of the Vulgar Latin vowels into Spanish we have to consider separately the history of the accented and the ..."

6. Modern Harmony in Its Theory and Practice by Arthur Foote, Walter Raymond Spalding (1905)
"Passing tones (§ 103) may occur on the accented parts of the measure also, and are in this case called accented passing tones. ..."

7. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"It is odd enough, that it was accented on the antepenúltima, ... In this sense the latter word is accented on the first syllable ; but imprest, ..."

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