how to pronounce directness


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the above transcription of directness 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.

directness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… by the directness of the of the …”

meanings of directness


  1. The state or quality of being direct.

directness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word directness 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 directness 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 directness can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with directness


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