Accentuation in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Accentuation

Act of accentuating; applications of accent. | (ecclesiastical, music) Pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

Short Example Sentences for Accentuation

  • 1. Hyphenation and accentuation have been made consistent. 🔊
  • 2. The prevailing accentuation is iambic. 🔊
  • 3. The Greek accentuation may be doubted, but not the Roman. 🔊
  • 4. The accentuation and punctuation of the original are preserved. 🔊
  • 5. I must add, that the accentuation was as often wrong as right. 🔊

How to use Accentuation in Sentences?

  • 1. But in his independent use of words the accentuation varies in irregular fashion. 🔊
  • 2. An accentuation like the ringing of distant bells is frequently heard in his music. 🔊
  • 3. She trod over the tops of the deep drifts with an accentuation of her usual strong free step. 🔊
  • 4. Thus out of rhythm grows very naturally an accentuation which gives balance, structure, and form. 🔊
  • 5. This accentuation the Neo-Impressionists carried to the limit permitted by their pigments. 🔊
  • 6. Hyphenation and accentuation have been standardised, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. 🔊
  • 7. It should be remembered that in some words the accentuation is variable, while in others it is fixed. 🔊
  • 8. Phrasing is closely allied to the subject of accentuation and both subjects are intimately connected with that of fingering. 🔊
  • 9. Thirdly, it is a consummate portrayal of objects into which arbitrary arrangement has been introduced for the accentuation of volume. 🔊
  • 10. In conclusion there are several points which require accentuation if the significance of modern painting is to be fully grasped. 🔊
  • 11. And he did not suggest any way in which this alleged improvement or accentuation of the innate religious tendencies may have been brought about. 🔊
  • 12. But from the higher point of view the existence, and still more the accentuation of single virtues, is a mark of incompleteness. 🔊
  • 13. Despite the apparent suddenness of this movement, all evidence indicates that it is but the accentuation of a process which has been going on for more than fifty years. 🔊
  • 14. We almost detect an accentuation of the "Thou" like that in the word with which the murdered Caesar fell. 🔊
  • 15. The syllable directly preceding the one that has the rhythmical accent should never be accented, for it obstructs the proper accentuation of the constituent syllable. 🔊
  • 16. She braced herself against the weight of the earthenware and balancing herself with a free swinging motion on her high-heeled shoes walked with an accentuation of her usual vigorous poise. 🔊
  • 17. A little paint did her no harm, and the accentuation of her eyebrows and lips and the calculated disorder of her hair were not more than her powerful effulgent physique could stand. 🔊
  • 18. Just that accentuation which unwittingly creeps into the human touch, denoting that the construction of the form has been perceived and appreciated with delight, is lacking. 🔊
  • 19. The events of the next few months may lead either to an accentuation or to a partial solution of these questions which are perhaps the most serious at present affecting industrial peace. 🔊
  • 20. The answer came quickly, and with a sharp accentuation which showed her to be a woman of force, notwithstanding the condition in which we had first found her. 🔊
  • 21. As the procession approaches and the music becomes louder, one hears in the bass an accentuation of the characteristic rhythm, like the tap of a bass drum. 🔊
  • 22. Or possibly the eyes may have been confused by gazing on the revolving blades, just as the tongue is frequently influenced in its accentuation by pronouncing a word of two syllables in rapid articulations. 🔊