Meaning of accentualist in English:

accentualist

Pronunciation /əkˈsɛn(t)ʃʊəlɪst/ /əkˈsɛn(t)ʃ(ʊ)lɪst/ /akˈsɛn(t)ʃʊəlɪst/

noun

  • A believer in the primacy of accent or stress; specifically a person who believes in accent, as opposed to quantity, as a principle of metre or of plainsong.

Origin

Late 19th century. From accentual + -ist.