Synonyms of emphasis


1. emphasis, accent, importance, grandness

usage: special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"

2. vehemence, emphasis, intensity, intensiveness

usage: intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"

3. emphasis, rhetorical device

usage: special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.

4. stress, emphasis, accent, prosody, inflection

usage: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"

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Definition and meaning of emphasis (Dictionary)