Synonyms for accentuated

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-sen-choo-eyt
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt

Top 10 synonyms for accentuated Other synonyms for the word accentuated

Définition of accentuated

Origin :
  • 1731, from Medieval Latin accentuatus, past participle of accentuare "to accent," from Latin accentus (see accent (n.)). Originally "to pronounce with an accent;" meaning "emphasize" is recorded from 1865.
  • You've got to accentuate the positiveEliminate the negativeLatch on to the affirmativeDon't mess with Mister In-Between["Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," 1944, music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by Johnny Mercer]
  • Related: Accentuated; accentuating.
  • verb focus attention on
Example sentences :
  • This feeling had been accentuated by the Ishmaelite life he had led from his puppyhood.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Accentuated forms of pathological masochism are, however, rare in women.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • His air of weary indifference was accentuated, I could not help thinking, wilfully.
  • Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
  • But I recognized that this was only the humming I had heard before, accentuated.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII. » by Guy de Maupassant
  • Probably it is natural; probably it is accentuated by your residence in feverish cities.
  • Extract from : « My New Curate » by P.A. Sheehan
  • Those features are accentuated and exaggerated by the deformations which are practiced.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • The crackle of the legal paper in his reefer pocket only accentuated his gloom.
  • Extract from : « Blow The Man Down » by Holman Day
  • It seemed to her, also, that the grimness in his face was accentuated of late.
  • Extract from : « 'Me-Smith' » by Caroline Lockhart
  • A nose and chin, moulded with beauty and precision, accentuated his handsome face.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Dog » by William Kirby
  • With each new event of this life the loss of Luther was accentuated.
  • Extract from : « The Wind Before the Dawn » by Dell H. Munger

Antonyms for accentuated

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