Student Thesaurus

One entry found for emphasis.
Entry Word: emphasis
Function: noun
Text: 1 a special notice or importance given to something <a prep school with a long-established emphasis on sports>
Synonyms accent, accentuation, stress, weight
Related Words attention, concentration, consideration, heed, note, regard; value, worth; consequence, import, moment, significance; precedence, primacy, priority
Near Antonyms apathy, disregard, indifference
2 the quality or state of being forceful (as in expression) <the emphasis with which my parents issued the warning about smoking left no doubt that they were serious> -- see VEHEMENCE 1