accentual

Definitions of accentual
  1. adjective
    of or pertaining to accent or stress
  2. adjective
    (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity
    accentual poetry is based on the number of stresses in a line”
    accentual rhythm”
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    Antonyms:
    syllabic
    (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities
    quantitative
    (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables
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