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asyllabic

[ ey-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk /
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adjective

not syllabic.

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Origin of asyllabic

First recorded in 1745–55; a-6 + syllabic
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British Dictionary definitions for asyllabic

asyllabic
/ (ˌæsɪˈlæbɪk, ˌeɪ-) /

adjective

not functioning in the manner of a syllable
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