Preantepenultimate meaning

(chiefly phonetics) Three before the end; fourth to last.

This book has ten chapters; therefore, chapter seven is the preantepenultimate one.

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(chiefly phonetics, obsolete, rare) Preantepenult.

The word necessary is stressed on its preantepenultimate.

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Origin of preantepenultimate

  • Nominal sense attested since 1746; adjectival sense attested since 1791: pre- + antepenultimate.

    From Wiktionary