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un·stressed

 (ŭn-strĕst′)
adj.
1. Linguistics Not stressed or accented: an unstressed syllable.
2. Not exposed or subjected to stress.

unstressed

(ʌnˈstrɛst)
adj
1. carrying relatively little stress; unemphasized
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics of, relating to, or denoting the weakest accent in a word or breath group, which in some languages, such as English or German, is also associated with a reduction in vowel quality to a centralized (i) or (a)
3. (Poetry) prosody (of a syllable in verse) having no stress or accent

un•stressed

(ʌnˈstrɛst)

adj.
1. without stress or emphasis, as a syllable in a word.
2. not receiving or subjected to stress.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unstressed - not bearing a stress or accent; "short vowels are unstressed"
accented, stressed - bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
Translations

unstressed

[ˈʌnˈstrest] ADJ (Ling) → átono, inacentuado

unstressed

adj (Phon) → unbetont

unstressed

[ʌnˈstrɛst] adj (syllable) → non accentato/a
References in classic literature ?
The number of unstressed syllables appears to a modern eye or ear irregular and actually is very unequal, but they are really combined with the stressed ones into 'feet' in accordance with certain definite principles.
Their topics include what you see is what you get: Chinese sentence-final particles as head-final complementizers, the syntax of Swedish modal particles, root infinitivals and modal particles: an interim report, combining ja and doch in German: a case of discourse structural iconicity, stressed and unstressed particles in Old Indic, and the status and interpretation of the left-peripheral sentence particles inu and ia in Old High German.
com/blog), but suffice it to say here that I have been punishing myself ever since for a fatal lack of foresight or ability to recognize (Pat would call it a lack of experience) these things: that even a dog who appears to be happy and unstressed on the day of the tragic event could, in fact, be suffering from the effects of stress experienced during the previous days or weeks.
It's an engine that feels unstressed and never seems to run out of steam.
With car makers needing to make tomorrow's vehicles 100 per cent recyclable - as well as safe, efficient and cost-effective - the team at the NTDC has created an eco-friendly aluminium chassis structure that can carry any combination of unstressed body panels.
The scientists first looked at the various genes that were active in tardigrades under different conditions: unstressed, drying out and frozen.
In turn, Fonte brings new light on the history of unstressed vocalism in the Portuguese language.
Animals of stressed and unstressed group were administrated with apomorphine at dose of 1.
That said, it also packs a punch for enjoying crosscountry A or B-road trips and its unstressed nature means it is very economical.
The wild type plant did not express the GERLP gene in both Al-stressed and unstressed plants.
Instead of rushing to get everything done before their parking ticket expires, they could relax and spend some time before heading home feeling much healthier, unstressed by traffic with a bag full of bargains, safe in the knowledge that if everyone did this for a while then the bus gates would not generate any revenue and therefore be scrapped.
We know stress inhibits learning, so a stressed dog will learn slower, while an unstressed dog will learn faster and that is what any trainer wants - good results and a happy dog.