Look-Up
emphasis (n):
intensity or forcefulness of expression
Samples
the vehemence of his denial.
his emphasis on civil rights
emphasis (n):
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
Samples
he put the stress on the wrong syllable
Related Words: accentstress
emphasis (n):
special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
emphasis (n):
special importance or significance
Samples
the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis.
the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

Related Words: accent
14 words in a day, 5000 words in a year | 5000 Most Common English Words
Powered By  rentanadviser.com | WordNet | TDK (Türk Dil Kurumu)
Next Proverb

Beware of a silent dog and still water

Durgun sudan, sessiz köpekten sakın.
Yavaş atın çiftesi pek olur.




Dictionary-Translator Addon for Firefox: