how to pronounce disappointment


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the above transcription of disappointment 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.

disappointment is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… so that's a little disappointment that i …”

meaning of disappointment

Disappointment is a feeling of sadness or frustration caused by the failure of a hope or expectation.

disappointment frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word disappointment occurs in english on average 15 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics disappointment 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 disappointment can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to disappointment


words that rhyme with disappointment


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