how to pronounce fearsome


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fearsome is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the fearsome power of the u.s aircraft …”

meanings of fearsome


  1. Fearful, frightened.
  2. Frightening, especially in appearance.

fearsome frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fearsome occurs in english on average 1.4 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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