dissyllable


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Related to dissyllable: disyllabic
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a word having two syllables

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The first of these two lines is a regular iambic pentameter, so long as "e'er" in "whosoe'er" is pronounced as a dissyllable (as though it were "ever").
can induce any monosyllable or dissyllable to lose some or all of its stress" (235).