Examples from the Web for unstressed
You use more force for the stressed than for the unstressed vowels, that is to say, you put more breath into them.The Sounds of Spoken English|Walter Rippmann
The grouping of stressed and unstressed syllables determines the rhythm.
Some have suggested, for such rhythms as these, the recognition of a foot made up of one stressed and three unstressed syllables.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
Unstressed, un-strest′, adj. not pronounced with stress, unaccented.
(i) In unstressed syllables original long vowels tend to become short.