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Definition of 'accented'

See also: accent 


  1. used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"
       Synonyms: tonic
       Antonyms: atonic unaccented
  2. bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
       Synonyms: stressed
       Antonyms: unstressed

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