Definition of ACCENTED


Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : ACCENTED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word" ;

  • 2. (

    ) bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'" ;

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