how to pronounce feared


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feared is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Dave Johnson and guard Carson feared a …”

meanings of feared


  1. Pertaining to someone or thing that causes great fear in others.
  2. Regarded with fear, respect, or reverence.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of fear.

feared frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word feared occurs in english on average 9.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to feared


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