Definition of unaccented in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnəkˈsɛntɪd/
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈaksəntɪd/


1Not spoken with or characterized by a particular accent: his English is fluent and unaccented
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  • The process was simple: composers strictly followed the metre of the verse, setting long, accented syllables as minims, and short, unaccented ones as crotchets.
  • In addition, accented and unaccented versions of all four types were created: Either all tones in a sequence had equal intensity, or some of the tones had higher intensity.
  • This was most commonly spelled ‘Estharlyng’ at the time, and if as is probable this indicated a short, unaccented initial vowel, the aural consonance of bird's name and place name would have been closet than it is now.
2(Of a word, syllable, or musical note or chord) not stressed or emphasized: there may be any number of weak or unaccented syllables in a foot

Words that rhyme with unaccented

discontented, malcontented, undented, under-represented, unfermented, unfrequented, unlamented, unrepresented, unscented

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