Word Stress

It’s Friday, we’re all tired after a long week, so let’s have a look at an old post that answers two questions:
Can a word have more than one stressed syllable?
Can a word have no stressed syllables?

English-Language Thoughts

This post is inspired by two common and related questions I often see posed online:

  1. Can an English word have two equally-stressed syllables?
  2. Can an English word have no stressed syllables?

Before answering (and mercifully, the answer to both questions is the same, and quite simple), let’s have a look at what word stress actually is.

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