Accentuated means pronounced, emphasized. When you accentuate a word, you make the sound of that word more noticeable.

  • The accentuated words were pronounced very clearly.

  • The accentuated words were written in a different typeface.

Definition of accentuated


To pronounce with an accent or vocal stress.


To bring out distinctly; to make more noticeable or prominent; to emphasize.


To mark with a written accent.

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Example Sentences for accentuated

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    Sweetheart necklines accentuate the bosom.

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    Many of these are intended to accentuate the emotions of the characters.

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    The Park's nightingales accentuate the romantic plots.

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    The caprice contains syncopated accentuated fortissimo.

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    The effect is accentuated by the early morning mist.

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    These necklines accentuate the shoulders and neck of the wearer.

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    They not provide elegance but accentuate the beauty of the room.

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    This situation accentuated the differences in the interior of the community.

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    In Mariology, the question of scriptural basis is more accentuated.

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    Rather, they accentuate the natural form of the chin and cheeks.