how to pronounce flatness


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flatness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sense of flatness there's a sense of …”

meanings of flatness


  1. Mattness, the quality of a painted surface which scatters or absorbs the light falling on it, so as to be substantially free from gloss or sheen.
  2. The state of being flat.
  3. The state of being bland : dullness.
  4. The state of being two-dimensional; planar : planarity.
  5. Lack of bouquet and freshness of a wine, through too much aeration or infection with film yeasts.
  6. Slim-tailedness or platykurticity.

flatness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flatness occurs in english on average 0.3 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 flatness 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 flatness can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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