Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Linguistics Not stressed or accented.
  • adjective Not exposed or subjected to stress.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not pronounced with stress, as a vowel; unaccented.

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  • adjective of a vowel not stressed or accentuated
  • adjective not subject to stress

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not bearing a stress or accent

Etymologies

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un- +‎ stressed

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