Noun Definition

emphasis

1.Definition: intensity or forcefulness of expression

"The vehemence of his denial", "His emphasis on civil rights"

Related Noun(s):vehemence

Category: General

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

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):accent

Category: General

4.Definition: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

Related Noun(s):stress, accent

Category: General