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Related to accentual: accentual system
1. Of or relating to accent.
2. Based on stress accents: accentual rhythm; accentual verse.
[From Latin accentus, accent; see accent.]
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1. of, relating to, or having accents; rhythmic
2. (Poetry) prosody of or relating to verse based on the number of stresses in a line rather than on the number of syllables. Compare quantitative3
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ac•cen•tu•al(ækˈsɛn tʃu əl)
1. of or pertaining to accent or stress.
2. pertaining to or based on stress rather than the number or duration of syllables: accentual meter.
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|Adj.||1.||accentual - of or pertaining to accent or stress|
|2.||accentual - (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity; "accentual poetry is based on the number of stresses in a line"; "accentual rhythm"|
quantitative - (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables; "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"
syllabic - (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities
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accentual[ækˈsentjʊəl] ADJ → acentual
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