how to pronounce breathless


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the above transcription of breathless is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

breathless is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's just almost breathless and I'm just …”

meaning of breathless

Breathless means unable to breathe because of intense emotion.

breathless frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word breathless occurs in english on average 3.2 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 breathless 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 breathless can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to breathless


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