accentual


ac·cen·tu·al

adjective \ak-ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wəl, ik-\

Definition of ACCENTUAL

:  of, relating to, or characterized by accent; specifically :  based on accent rather than on quantity or syllabic recurrence <accentual poetry>
ac·cen·tu·al·ly adverb

Origin of ACCENTUAL

Latin accentus
First Known Use: 1610

Rhymes with ACCENTUAL

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