how to pronounce carelessness


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the above transcription of carelessness 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.

carelessness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… died because of someone's carelessness I …”

meanings of carelessness


  1. Lack of care.

carelessness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word carelessness occurs in english on average 0.5 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 carelessness 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 carelessness can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to carelessness


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