how to pronounce amused


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amused is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of amused in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… any charges the amused cops posted their …”

meanings of amused


  1. Pleasurably entertained.
  2. Displaying amusement.
  3. Enjoying humor aspects (of something).


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of amuse.

amused frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word amused occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics amused can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that amused can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to amused


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