atonic

atonic
atonic [ə tän′ik, ātän′ik]
adj.
[Fr atonique < Gr atonia (see ATONY + Fr -ique, -IC]
1. caused or characterized by atony
2. unaccented: said of a word or syllable
n.
[< A-2 + Gr tonos, accent, pitch; see TONE]
an unaccented syllable or word
atonicity [at΄ə nis′ə tē, ā΄tō nis′ə tē]
n.

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  • atonic — /euh ton ik, ay ton /, adj. 1. Phonet. a. unaccented. b. Obs. voiceless. 2. Pathol. characterized by atony. n. 3. Gram. an unaccented word, syllable, or sound. [1720 30; A 6 + TONIC; in pathology sense, ATON(Y) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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