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1: not bearing a stress or accent; "short vowels are unstressed" [ant: accented, stressed]
adjective Date: 1883 1. not bearing a stress or accent <unstressed syllables> 2. not subjected to stress <unstressed wires>
adj. 1 (of a word, syllable, etc.) not pronounced with stress. 2 not subjected to stress.
If a word or syllable is unstressed, it is pronounced without emphasis. (TECHNICAL) ...the unstressed syllable of words like 'above', 'surround' or 'arrive'. ? stressed ADJ
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