how to pronounce fastness


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fastness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… anyway it enhances my fastness in the …”

meanings of fastness


  1. A secure or fortified place; a stronghold, a fortress.
  2. Firmness, security.
  3. The state of being fast.
  4. Rapidity, swiftness.
  5. The ability of a dye to withstand fading.

fastness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fastness occurs in english on average 0 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 fastness


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