how to pronounce endearment


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endearment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of endearment and respect to an older …”

meanings of endearment


  1. The act or process of endearing, of causing (something or someone) to be loved or to be the object of affection.
  2. The state or characteristic of being endeared.
  3. An expression of affection.

endearment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word endearment occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

words that rhyme with endearment


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