Definition of unaccented in English:

unaccented

Syllabification: un·ac·cent·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈakˌsentid
 
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adjective

  • Having no accent, stress, or emphasis: 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.

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