Definition of Accentuations

1. Noun. (plural of accentuation) ¹



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Definition of Accentuations

1. accentuation [n] - See also: accentuation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Accentuations

accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually
accentuate
accentuated
accentuates
accentuating
accentuation
accentuations (current term)
accentuator
accentuators
accept
accept service
acceptabilities
acceptability
acceptable
acceptable daily intake
acceptable risk
acceptableness
acceptably
acceptance
acceptance sampling
acceptances

Literary usage of Accentuations

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

1. Rhythm, Music and Education by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze (1921)
"Regular accentuations in unequal beats (alternations of ... Irregular and pathetic accentuations at the word "hopp." Application of all these exercises to ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1835)
"The second and somewhat later class of MSS. sometimes, and most capriciously in general, extended these accentuations to certain vowels, not naturally ..."

3. The Esoteric: A Magazine of Advanced and Practical Esoteric Thought edited by Hiram Erastus Butler (1890)
"The proper rhythms, accompanied with proper secondary and tertiary accentuations (without tones) are capable of accelerating or diminishing the frequency of ..."

4. Voice, Speech, Thinking: A Volume Containing Comment and Statement of Fact by Frank Fruttchey (1919)
"If one thousand men were to read Socrates, for instance, Socrates would be split into one thousand sections—with vocal accentuations placed upon each ..."

5. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1904)
"In all other periods the choice between the two accentuations is doubtless dependent chiefly upon the general rhythm or melody of the sentence, ..."

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