Definitions

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

  • adj. Linguistics Not stressed or accented: an unstressed syllable.
  • adj. Not exposed or subjected to stress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not stressed or accentuated
  • adj. not subject to stress

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. not bearing a stress or accent

Etymologies

un- +‎ stressed (Wiktionary)

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