unstressed


un·stressed

adjective \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>

Examples of UNSTRESSED

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

First Known Use of UNSTRESSED

1883

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