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Synonyms for emphasis
ˈɛm fə sɪs; -ˌsizem·pha·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emphasis, accentnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    dialect, vehemence, stress, accent mark, accent, idiom, speech pattern

  2. vehemence, emphasisnoun

    intensity or forcefulness of expression

    "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"

    Synonyms:
    fury, stress, wildness, accent, violence, vehemence, furiousness, ferocity, fierceness

  3. emphasisnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    vehemence, accent, stress

  4. stress, emphasis, accentnoun

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

    "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"

    Synonyms:
    tenseness, speech pattern, vehemence, stress, dialect, accent mark, accent, tension, strain, focus, idiom

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. emphasisnoun

    Synonyms:
    stress (on certain words), force of utterance

  2. emphasisnoun

    Synonyms:
    impressiveness, significance, moment, weight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. emphasisnoun

    Synonyms:
    accentuation

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How to use emphasis in a sentence?

  1. Mohamed Yousef:

    People watch satellite channels and look on the internet and that has changed the culture and given new courage to women in the past few years to pick up boxing gloves, the Sudan Boxing Federation asked us put more emphasis on girls to encourage them to continue in the sport.

  2. Tuanjai Deetes:

    I feel very good that the Wild Boars cave story has put a spotlight on this issue, we must put more emphasis on this domestically as well as internationally. There are still many stateless people.

  3. Anthony Dworkin:

    There is a changing mood across the G7 countries that is shifting emphasis back from markets to states -- opening new possibilities for corporate taxation and regulation. So I think we will see an effort to deliver on these promises -- but with some caveats.

  4. David Brinkley:

    The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.

  5. Dan Fisher:

    In essence, we have a new emphasis on what is bad about America, (The new framework) trades an emphasis on America's founding principles of constitutional government in favor of robust analyses of gender and racial oppression and class ethnicity and the lives of marginalized people, where the emphasis on instruction is of America as a nation of oppressors and exploiters.


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