atonic

adjective
aton·​ic | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtä-nik How to pronounce atonic (audio) , (ˌ)a- \

Definition of atonic

1 : characterized by atony
2 : uttered without accent or stress

First Known Use of atonic

1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Atonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atonic. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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atonic

adjective
aton·​ic | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈtän-ik, (ˈ)a- How to pronounce atonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of atonic

: characterized by atony an atonic bladder

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