Definition of accentual in US English:

accentual

adjective

  • 1Relating to or involving accent or stress in speech, especially emphasis given to a syllable or word.

    ‘accentual verse has continued to flourish in a wide range of popular songs’
    1. 1.1Music Relating to or involving emphasis on a particular note or chord.
      ‘the pianist's crisp, accentual phrasing’

Pronunciation

accentual

/akˈsen(t)SH(o͞o)əl//ækˈsɛn(t)ʃ(u)əl/