how to pronounce happiness


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the above transcription of happiness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

happiness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… after all they argued happiness is our …”

meaning of happiness

Happiness is a state of well-being characterized by positive emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

happiness frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word happiness occurs in english on average 41 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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