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Definitions of emphasis:
  • noun:   special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
  • noun:   special importance or significance
    Example: "The red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"
  • noun:   intensity or forcefulness of expression
    Example: "His emphasis on civil rights"
  • noun:   the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

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