from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no diacritical mark. Used of a word, syllable, or letter.
- adj. Having weak stress or no stress, as in pronunciation or metrical rhythm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a word, having no diacritical mark; accentless.
- adj. Of a vowel or syllable, pronounced with no, or little stress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not accented; in music, receiving only a relatively slight rhythmical emphasis: used both of beats, pulses, or parts of measures, and of tones or notes that occur on such beats or parts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
- adj. used of syllables
un- + accented (Wiktionary)