stressless

adjective

stress·​less ˈstres-ləs How to pronounce stressless (audio)
: having no stress
specifically : having no accent
a stressless syllable
stresslessness noun

Examples of stressless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s a letter from a reader who, after years of elaborate Christmas hosting, decided to switch things up and take a low-pressure, stressless approach to celebrating. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 22 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stressless was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Stressless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stressless. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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