how to pronounce crushing


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the above transcription of crushing 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.

crushing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that is that is crushing and you know i …”

meanings of crushing


  1. The action of the verb to crush.
  2. Crushed material.
  3. A former method of execution by placing heavy weights on the victim.


  1. Devastatingly disheartening.
  2. That crushes; overwhelming.


  1. Present participle of crush.

crushing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crushing occurs in english on average 5.2 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 crushing 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 crushing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with crushing


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