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Another word for accentuation

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Noun
  1. Special weight placed upon something considered important

      1. A condition of psychological strain occurring in people and animals, usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing symptoms and signs such as increased blood pressure, insomnia, and irritability.
      2. Mental or emotional tension or strain characterized by feelings of anxiety, fear, etc.
      3. A condition of metabolic or physiologic impairment in an organism, occurring usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing physical damage:
      1. Special forcefulness of expression that gives importance to something singled out; stress:
      2. Special attention given to something so as to make it stand out; importance; stress; weight
      3. Special stress given as to a syllable, word, or phrase in speaking
      1. The emphasis (by stress, pitch, or both) given to a particular syllable or word when it is spoken
      2. (Music) Emphasis or stress on a note or chord
      3. (Music, Prosody) Rhythmic stress or beat
    See also:

    important