accentual

[ak-sen-choo-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to accent or stress.
2.
Prosody. of or pertaining to poetry based on the number of stresses, as distinguished from poetry depending on the number of syllables or quantities.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin accentu(s) (see accent) + -al1

accentuality, noun
accentually, adverb
nonaccentual, adjective
nonaccentually, adverb
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accentual (ækˈsɛntʃʊəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or having accents; rhythmic
2.  prosody Compare quantitative of or relating to verse based on the number of stresses in a line rather than on the number of syllables
 
ac'centually
 
adv

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Example sentences
Because the syllables are not counted, accentual verse has a certain flexibility.
Explain that iambic meter refers to accentual feet of an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.
There are three basic accentual methods: stress, tone, and length.
There are sure to be foreign sounds or accentual peculiarities that do not fit the native phonetic habits.
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