how to pronounce exhausted


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exhausted is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… is exhausted from the ongoing …”

meanings of exhausted


  1. Very tired; in a state of exhaustion.
  2. Depleted of resources.
  3. Emptied of contents, especially of air; that has been made into a vacuum.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of exhaust.

exhausted frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word exhausted occurs in english on average 20.5 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.

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