Synonyms of 'emphasis'
special importance or significance given to something, such as an object or ideaToo much emphasis is placed on research.
importance, , ,
Safety is of paramount importance.
significance, , , ,
ideas about the social significance of religion
moment, , ,
I was glad I had nothing of great moment to do that afternoon.
He came to prominence during the last World Cup.
stress on a particular syllable, word, or phrase in speakingThe emphasis is on the first syllable of the word.
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in the sense of accent
the stress on a syllable or musical note
Talk very fast and put an accent on every third word.
in the sense of force
drive or intensity
She took a step back from the force of his rage.
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Thesaurus for emphasis from the Collins English Thesaurus