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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Linguistics Having no phonetic stress: a stressless syllable.
  • adj. Having no metrical stress.
  • adj. Causing no stress: enjoyed a stressless hour of peace and quiet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lacking stress

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without stress; specifically, unaccented.

Etymologies

stress +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

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