Definitions for unstressedʌnˈstrɛst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. without stress or emphasis, as a syllable in a word.

    Category: Phonetics

  2. not receiving or subjected to stress.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unstressed(adj)

    not bearing a stress or accent

    "short vowels are unstressed"


  1. unstressed(Adjective)

    not stressed or accentuated

  2. unstressed(Adjective)

    not subject to stress


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