Simple Definition of unstressed
: 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>
Examples of unstressed
The second syllable of the word “random” is unstressed.
First Known Use of unstressed
Rhymes with unstressed
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UNSTRESSED Defined for Kids
Definition of unstressed
: not accented <an unstressed syllable>
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