[ ak-sen-choo-ey-shuh n ]
/ ækˌsɛn tʃuˈeɪ ʃən /


an act or instance of accentuating.
something that is accentuated.

Origin of accentuation

1820–30; < Medieval Latin accentuātiōn- (stem of accentuātiō) intoning. See accentuate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM accentuation

o·ver·ac·cen·tu·a·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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