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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-sen-choo-eyt]
    • /ækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt/
    • /əkˈsen.tju.eɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-sen-choo-eyt]
    • /ækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt/

Definitions of accentuated word

  • verb with object accentuated to give emphasis or prominence to. 1
  • verb with object accentuated to mark or pronounce with an accent. 1
  • noun accentuated Make more noticeable or prominent. 1
  • verb accentuated simple past tense and past participle of accentuate. 0

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Origin of accentuated

First appearance:

before 1725
One of the 49% newest English words
1725-35; < Medieval Latin accentuātus intoned (past participle of accentuāre). See accent, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Accentuated


accentuated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

accentuated usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accentuated

verb accentuated

  • highlighted — to emphasize or make prominent.
  • stressed — importance attached to a thing: to lay stress upon good manners. Synonyms: significance, meaning, emphasis, consequence; weight, value, worth.
  • heightened — to increase the height of; make higher.
  • underlined — to mark with a line or lines underneath; underscore.
  • underscored — to mark with a line or lines underneath; underline, as for emphasis.

Antonyms for accentuated

verb accentuated

  • masked — using or wearing a mask or masks: a masked burglar; masked actors.

Top questions with accentuated

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