The voice-stress property manipulates the strength of emphasis, which is normally applied using a combination of pitch change, timing changes, loudness and other acoustic differences. The precise meaning of the values therefore depend on the language being spoken.

  • Initial valuenormal
  • Applies toAll elements
  • InheritedYes
  • MediaSpeech
  • Computed valueSpecified value
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS3
  • JavaScript syntaxobject.style.voiceStress
Formal syntax: normal | strong | moderate | none | reduced

voice-stress: [value];
  • normalRepresents the default emphasis produced by the speech synthesizer.
  • strongAre monotonically non-decreasing in strength. Their application results in more emphasis than what the speech synthesizer would normally produce
  • moderateAre monotonically non-decreasing in strength. Their application results in more emphasis than what the speech synthesizer would normally produce
  • nonePrevents the synthesizer from emphasizing text it would normally emphasize.
  • reducedEffectively the opposite of emphasizing a word.
.class {
   voice-stress: strong; 
}
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Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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