|atonic (eɪˈtɒnɪk, æ-)|
|1.||(of a syllable, word, etc) carrying no stress; unaccented|
|2.||pathol lacking body or muscle tone|
|3.||an unaccented or unstressed syllable, word, etc, such as for in food for thought|
|[C18: from Latin atonicus, from Greek atonos lacking tone; see |
atonic a·ton·ic (ā-tŏn'ĭk)
Relating to, caused by, or exhibiting lack of muscle tone.