how to pronounce anointed


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anointed is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… by us now a self anointed elite in our …”

meanings of anointed


  1. Having undergone the process of anointing.
  2. Utter; thorough; eminent.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of anoint.


  1. A person who has been anointed, especially for religious reasons.

anointed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word anointed occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics anointed 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 anointed can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with anointed


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