Asked • 06/26/19

Is there a term for speech that gradually accelerates?

I was having a conversation with a friend about typing text crammedtogetherlikeso, to emulate a very quick speaking pattern. He mentioned cadence in regards to this, but I was thinking that cadence was more for rhythm in speech. I was wondering if there existed a specific term for a gradual or sudden acceleration or deceleration in speech to convey excitment or apathy or the like. (Primarily while talking, not so much in text; though if there were a word for that it would be good to know as well.)

William D.

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Crescendo
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07/07/19

William D.

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Or deceleration for slowing down.. La scendenza in Italiano
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07/07/19

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J. Andrew K. answered • 08/17/19

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