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1. unaccented

adjective. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress.

Synonyms

  • weak
  • light

Antonyms

  • powerful
  • tough
  • strong

Etymology

  • accented (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. unaccented

adjective. used of syllables.

Antonyms

  • rugged

Etymology

  • accented (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word unaccented


1. Adjective
Here the term upbeat refers to the unaccented beat occurring prior to the first beat of a measure.

2. Verb, past participle
Consider monosyllabic words, which can be accented or unaccented, depending on their position in the phrase.

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