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accentuation

[aksen′cho̅o̅·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, accentus, accent
an increase in distinctness or loudness, as in heart sounds.
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For patients (AH, 53% and CHD, 76%) with alarming accentuation, it is peculiar: a lack of confidence, a heightened sense of duty, responsibility, and high moral and ethical requirements.
In patients with CHD, a dysthymic type of accentuation was observed.
a combination of emotive, disturbing, demonstrative, getting stuck, hyperthymic types of accentuation to a high degree of severity;
a combination of anxiety, emotive, getting stuck, dysthymical types of accentuation to a high degree of severity;
Those students initially attracted to honors programs by the affinity between their own value dispositions and the humanistic promise of the curriculum are likely to be motivated by both honors faculty and their peers to further strengthen a commitment to critical thinking and liberal value orientations in the process of educational accentuation.
Thus we would argue that the principle of accentuation tends to work simultaneously for both faculty and students in interaction with one another.
Subsequently, in an article aimed at clarifying the conceptual and operational meanings of accentuation, Feldman and Weiler conjectured that accentuation of group differences was more likely to occur in subsettings of large universities where students were given a greater degree of choice and where the subsettings themselves were highly selective in admitting applicants [9, p.
It is this ongoing process of value accentuation which we suggest helps to explain why the political responses of honors directors to socioeconomic issues, U.