how to pronounce darned


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the above transcription of darned 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.

darned is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… came in flower and I'll be darned if …”

meanings of darned


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of darn.


  1. A minced oath for damned, used to express contempt, exasperation, consternation, etc. towards someone or something.


  1. Damned, extremely.

darned frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word darned occurs in english on average 1.3 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 darned 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 darned can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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