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unstressed

adjective un·stressed \ˌən-ˈstrest\

: not having an accent or a stress

Full Definition of UNSTRESSED

1
:  not bearing a stress or accent <unstressed syllables>
2
:  not subjected to stress <unstressed wires>
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Examples of UNSTRESSED

  1. The second syllable of the word random is unstressed.

First Known Use of UNSTRESSED

1883
UNSTRESSED Defined for Kids

unstressed

adjective un·stressed \ˌən-ˈstrest\

Definition of UNSTRESSED for Kids

:  not accented <an unstressed syllable>

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