how to pronounce awfulness


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awfulness is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of awfulness


  1. The state or quality of being awful.
  2. The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence the awfulness of this sacred place.
  3. The state of being struck with awe; a spirit of solemnity; profound reverence.

awfulness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word awfulness occurs in english on average 0.4 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 awfulness 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 awfulness can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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