Meaning of accentual in English:


Pronunciation /əkˈsɛn(t)ʃʊəl/


  • 1Relating to or involving accent or stress in speech, especially emphasis given to a syllable or word.

    • ‘accentual verse has continued to flourish in a wide range of popular songs’
    1. 1.1Music Relating to or involving emphasis on a particular note or chord.
      • ‘the pianist's crisp, accentual phrasing’